Color, what a passion!
Melon is the product of the Cucumis melo plant, belonging to the Cucurbitaceae family.
Italy, along with Spain and France, it is one of the leading European countries in the production of this delicious fruit.
The large consumption of this fruit is justified by its remarkable nutritional power, in fact it is rich in vitamin A, beta-carotene, which stimulates melanin. It also contains a lot of iron, phosphorus, magnesium and potassium, so it is an effective remineralizer, which is especially good for bones and teeth.
Hypocaloric and rich in water, it is highly moisturizing: it purifies, deflates and prevents water retention. At the same time, it is a valid aid to lose weight by reducing the appetite significantly. It is one of the most appreciated fruits of the summer and can be used for granitas, ice creams and fruit salads.
Finally, melon has also proved to be an excellent beauty ally: it can be used in the form of a toning skin mask.