Seven big reasons why cantaloupe belongs on your table

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'Cantaloupe and other melons are the most easily digested food there is, leaving the stomach in just 10 to 15 minutes and requiring no enzyme production on our part.  While most foods drag us down by the effort needed to digest them, cantaloupe is uplifting and provides instant and sustainable energy.  But that’s not all it provides.

Cantaloupe is a storehouse of powerful nutrition and one of the most important sources of carotenoids, compounds related to Vitamin A, a fat soluble vitamin.  The most well known carotenoid, beta-carotene, has been shown to be highly effective in the prevention and treatment of cancer.  Cantaloupe is loaded with beta carotene, so don’t forget to pick up a cantaloupe or two when you shop.'

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