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Rock Melon

What is Rock Melon?

rock-melon    Rock melon is a fruit from the cucurbitaceae family melon (cucumis melo L.)  which originated  from the Persian Warm Valley of the Mediterania District which is between the borders of Western Asia, Europe and the African continent. It is known as cantaloupe and musk melon.


rock-melons-fleshRock melons are related to honeydews, watermelons, cucumbers squashes and pumpkins. They are usually round with firm, scaly, greyish green buff rind skin. This melon has all the criteria of a nice melon which are it is beautiful, moist lovely sweet-sweet orange flesh. 

        It seeds starts to spread all around the world in the 14 century when the the great explorer Christopher Columbus brought it to the America.  It grows nicely in the tropical area.
   

Type of famous melon:

    Melon Christianism (1850); Sill Hybrid melon (1870); Surprise melon (1876); Ivondequoit melon , Miller Cream, Netted Gem, Hacken Sack dan Osage (1881–1890); Honey Rock dan Improved Perfecto melon (1933);  Imperial melon(1935);  Queen of Colorado dan Honey Gold melon(1939).

To differentiate all these melon it is grouped into two.

  1. melon(Cucumis-melo-L.)Netted Type Melon - It has a hard rough outer layer of skin with nice looking net. It also has a sweet relative  aroma which can be harvest within 65 to 75 days. It also can be stored a little bit longer. 
  2. musk-melon-golden-langkawi.jpgWinter Type Melon (musk melon)- It has a smooth  skin. Unlike the netted type melon, it does not produce any fruitty smell. Can be  harvested within 75 to 90 days.  
     

   
 

Benefit of Rock Melon

baby-melon        Just like any other fruits melons has high content of vitamin C.

    Its freshness  could  lower the temperature of your body. So if your in the hot sun maybe you can eat a lot of these melons.

Nutrition Fact

            Just like any other fruits melons has high content of vitamin C acts as a supports collagen and immune system.
 
   
    It also has rich source of  Vitamin A which has immune booster also potent antioxidant and C
   
        Its freshness  could  lower the temperature of your body. So if your in the hot sun maybe you can eat a lot of these melons.

    
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    These melon is low in saturated Fat, cholesterol and sodium, high in Vitamin A, Vitamin C and Potassium. The nutritional value and health benefits makes them ideal for maintaining optimum health condition and achieving ideal weight and great for weight loss.

Nutritional Values
Preparation               Serving         Carbs     Fiber (g)     Fat (g)     Energy (kj)
                               
          Size


raw and peeled          250g             12               2.5              0               230




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