Why is it important to eat this delicious fruit (cantaloupe) this season? (Garma) in Urdu)

This is the summer season which is a beneficial fruit to ward off the intensity of hot weather

It is succulent and delicious. It is also extremely beneficial to health as it contains antioxidants, vitamins and other ingredients that help improve eyesight, stabilize blood pressure and increase blood circulation.

Simply put, adding it to the diet is extremely beneficial to health.

By the way, adding any fruit in the diet is beneficial, but do not forget to enjoy this type of melon this season.

Beta carotene
Beta carotene is converted into vitamin A in the body and acts as a powerful antioxidant. Vitamin A is important for eye health, healthy red blood cells and a healthy immune system.

Vitamin C

One cup of cantaloupe contains 100% of the daily requirement of Vitamin C.

Vitamin C plays a role in the formation of collagen in blood vessels, muscles and bones, while it is thought to protect against various diseases, but more research is needed.

But a diet rich in vitamin C may be helpful in reducing the duration of the common cold.


Folate or vitamin B9 is better known as folic acid.

Folate is thought to be helpful in preventing certain types of cancer and memory loss with age, but more research is needed.

Similarly, folate deficiency in pregnant women increases the risk of birth defects in children.


Like other varieties of melons, the amount of water in summer is quite high which is close to 90%.

Eating this fruit provides the body with the adequate amount of water throughout the day which is beneficial for heart health.

Dehydration makes it difficult for the heart to pump blood, but hydration improves digestion, kidney health, and blood pressure.

In contrast, mild dehydration can lead to problems such as dizziness, headaches, decreased urination, dry skin, dry mouth, and constipation.

Dehydration also increases the risk of kidney stones.


Fiber not only prevents the problem of constipation but also reduces the risk of diseases like heart disease, diabetes and also helps in reducing body weight.

Summer also contains fiber which is good for health.


Summer also contains potassium, which maintains the water balance between body cells and fluids and is an important ingredient in nerve and muscle health.

Eating a diet rich in potassium also prevents blood pressure from rising.Other vitamins and minerals

One cup of summer also contains some amount of Vitamin K, Choline, Calcium, Magnesium, Phosphorus, Zinc, Copper, Manganese and Selenium.


Author: DoctorMaryam.org

3rd Professional Medical Student. Karachi Medical and Dental College.

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