Melon (lat. Cucumis melo) is a hardy plant that grows mainly in the Mediterranean countries. Melon containing low saturated fat and salt and very low cholesterol content. A good source of dietary fiber, vitamin B6, niacin and folic acid. It is an excellent source of vitamins A, C and potassium.
All types of fruit are great for the health and beauty of skin. Studies have shown that regular consumption of melons during her season can make your skin more beautiful and healthier.
Hydrates and nourishes the skin
Melon contains vitamin C and E, which play a key role in keeping your skin healthy, soft and clean. Given the high percentage of water melon will be great to hydrate the entire body, including the skin – your largest organ. Surface application of melons can alleviate skin irritations and insect bites.
Encourages skin regeneration
Vitamins A and C have the amazing action on the skin. Vitamin A, along with vitamin C stimulates skin regeneration and production of collagen, the connective tissue that gives skin a youthful appearance. Melon can work mask and apply it to the skin surface, but you will feel the same benefits after a single ingestion.
Prevents premature aging of the skin
Melon has antioxidant activity and reduces the level of free radicals. It will also reduce the damage caused due to free radicals. Some studies have shown that cantaloupe can contribute in protecting the skin from UV radiation, which is the leading cause of premature skin aging origin.