Does christmas melon have any disease-fighting ability?

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Yes, it does! Christmas melon is also called santa claus melon and is a cultivar of muskmelon. It has a mild sweet flavor. This type of melon can help you fight against disease/conditions like:

Heart disease – The melon is low in sodium and zero in fat and cholesterol, which are very good for the heart. It prevents high blood pressure and eventually heart disease.

Cancer – The antioxidant effects of vitamin A and vitamin C found in this melon prevents your body from free radical damage. Free radicals are common culprits for causing diseases like cancer.

Stomach ailments – The fiber in the melon prevents stomach upset, constipation, and other stomach illnesses.

To make the best use of this fruit, here are 8 delicious recipes to make with melons.