One easy, delicious fruit that health-conscious folks can add to their diet is
The Fresh1® cantaloupe. This honey-sweet melon is so simple to enjoy—just
cut it open, scoop out the seeds, and enjoy the delicious fruit in slices, cubes,
or melon balls. It’s great as a nutritious snack, or on the side of a brunch
plate. One melon yields a considerable amount of fruit, so serve it at a picnic
or to the whole family.
Can't Beat The Cantaloupe
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Cantaloupe is fat and cholesterol free, high in vitamin C, and is a good source
of Folate. Folate is necessary for the production and maintenance of new
cells, which is especially important during periods of rapid cell division
and growth such as infancy and pregnancy. It's also high in beta carotene,
which our bodies convert into Vitamin A.
You should be able to smell a good quality cantaloupe. When selecting them
in the store, look for round, creamy-colored rinds covered with webbed or
netted texture. Ripe cantaloupes should give to gentle pressure.
- Cantaloupe comes with its own serving bowl. Just cut them in half
through the middle and scoop out each half with a spoon.
- Add cantaloupe
cubes or balls to fruit salads or serve small cantaloupe wedges as an edible
garnish for breakfast, lunch or dinner entrees.
The Fresh1 cantaloupe comes from California, Texas, and Arizona and is
available year round.
Store cantaloupe in the refrigerator and use within a week of purchase. Cut
fruit should be eaten in one or two days.
Quick 'n Easy