Written by Vanessa Jones, B.A  | 
Medically Reviewed by Dr. Nithin Jayan, MBBS, DNB on Jan 28, 2019

Latest Publications and Research on Cantaloupes - The Healthy Fruit

Gene  2020 Jan 28  

Identification of lncRNAs and their regulatory relationships with target genes and corresponding miRNAs in melon response to powdery mildew fungi.

Zhou X, Cui J, Cui H, Jiang N, Hou X, Liu S, Gao P, Luan Y, Meng J, Luan F

Melon (Cucumis melo L.), an economically beneficial crop widely cultivated around the world, is vulnerable to powdery mildew (PM). However, the studie... Read More

Source: PubMed

Food Microbiol.    

Glove-mediated transfer of Listeria monocytogenes on fresh-cut cantaloupe.

Qi Y, He Y, Beuchat LR, Zhang W, Deng X

The common use of gloves in retail practices represents a potential route for cross contamination of foodborne pathogens in fresh-cut produce. Using f... Read More

Source: PubMed

J. Agric. Food Chem.  2020 Jan 27  

Wild Melon Seeds Oil Reduces Plasma Cholesterol and Modulates Gut Microbiota in Hypercholesterolemic Hamsters.

Hao W, Zhu H, Chen J, Kwek E, He Z, Liu J, Ma N, Ma KY, Chen ZY

Wild melon (Cucumis melo var. agrestis) seeds oil (CO) contains 71.3% polyunsaturated fatty acids. The present study investigated effects of CO on blo... Read More

Source: PubMed

J Nanosci Nanotechnol    

Anticancer and Antibacterial Activities of Silver Nanoparticles (AgNPs) Synthesized from Cucumis melo L.

Wang Y, Zhang X, Bai Y, Li W, Li X, Xing X, Wang C, Gao L, Yogi M, Swamy MK, Dupadahalli K, Rudramurthy GR, Purushotham B, Rohit KC, Fu J

The current investigation reports the structural and biological evaluation of silver nanoparticles (AgNPs) biosynthesized from the pericarp extract of... Read More

Source: PubMed


The Parasitoid Eretmocerus hayati Is Compatible with Barrier Cropping to Decrease Whitefly (Bemisia tabaci MED) Densities on Cotton in China.

Zhang X, Ferrante M, Wan F, Yang N, Lövei GL

The whitefly, Bemisia tabaci (Gennadius) cryptic species Mediterranean (MED), is a destructive insect pest worldwide. In order to contribute to contro... Read More

Source: PubMed

Melons, cantaloupe, raw

The nutritional values of "Melons, cantaloupe, raw" per 100 grams are:
Nutrition Summary
Total Calories 34
Protein 0.8 g
Fat 0.4 g
Carbohydrate 8.2 g
NutrientsAmount%Daily Value
Calcium, Ca 9 mg 0.9 %
Copper, Cu 0.04 mg 2.05 %
Iron, Fe 0.21  mg 1.17 %
Magnesium, Mg 12 mg 3 %
Manganese, Mn 0.04 mg 2.05 %
Phosphorus, P 15 mg 1.5 %
Potassium, K 267  mg 7.63 %
Selenium, Se 0.4 mcg 0.57 %
Sodium, Na 16 mg 0.67 %
Zinc, Zn 0.18 mg 1.2 %
Vitamin A 3382  IU 67.64 %
Vitamin C 36.7 mg 61.17 %
Vitamin B6 0.07 mg 3.6 %
Vitamin E 0.05 mg 0.17 %
Vitamin K 2.5  mcg 3.12 %
Riboflavin 0.02  mg 1.12 %
Thiamin 0.04 mg 2.73 %
Folate, DFE 21  mcg 5.25 %
Niacin 0.73  mg 3.67 %
Sugars 7.86 g
Fiber 0.9  g 3.6 %
Cholesterol 0 mg 0 %
Water 90.15 g
Carotene, alpha 16 mcg
Carotene, beta 2020  mcg
Choline 7.6 mg
Lycopene 0  mcg
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Data source: USDA Nutrient Database, R25
*Percent Daily Values (%DV) are based on a 2,000 calorie reference diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower based on your individual needs.

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