Buffalo, NY Chiropractic Nutrition Tip: Enjoy Some Melon!

Melons Full of flavor and nutrition. The Novelli Wellness Center treats back pain and neck pain and all such spine-related pain and knows nutrition is vital in healing and continued health. The Novelli Wellness Center promotes healthy eating, and fruits provide great nutrition benefits. Future thinking researchers are even trying new ways to grow healthy melons enough to keep us all fed! Buffalo, NY chiropractic services clients will find that research very interesting!

BENEFITS OF MELONS

Every part of a melon - peels, seeds, and bioactive compounds – offered health benefits in a new study. A certain melon from Honduras – the Galia variety – attracted researchers’ attention for its antioxidative, anticholesterol, antidiabetic, antibiotic (against pathogenic bacteria, protozoa, viruses), properties and thyroid function stimulation. (1) Agricultural researchers used gas chromatography-mass spectrometry (GC-MS) analysis to study the phytocompounds of Honeydew melon (Cucumis melo L.) extracts. They uncovered 37 compounds in whole fruit and 14 in seed extract. (2) Growing healthy melons adds to healthy humans!

A NEW MELON COMBINES BEST OF TWO MELONS

Something most of us do not think about is that cantalopes (“netted muskmelons”) are reported to be prone to surface contamination. What did researchers do to try to tamp down this issue? They crossed them with honeydew (“non-netted muskmelons”) to create an orange-fleshed honeydew melon fruit! This new fruit “Cucumis melo L.” is reported to be rich sources of quite a few human-healthy nutrients. The researchers studied and explained extensively just where the nutrients are in several parts of the fruit tissues! (3) Interesting what grabs a person‘s attention , isn’t it?

FUTURE OF MELONS’ NUTRITION

Another curious side note found in collecting research about the nutritional value of melons is about growing melons (specifically the “carosello leccese” version of Curcumis melo L.) in a soilless, greenhouse environment with LEDs as supplementary light. This method did not adversely impact the nutritional value. The bioactive compounds for human health were still present including methyl gallate (antioxidative and antiviral), α-tocopherol, and β-carotene. (4) Interesting what today’s researchers are trying as global population expands to 9.9 billion by 2050 to keep us fed and healthy!

CONTACT The Novelli Wellness Center

Listen to this PODCAST with Dr. Cox with on The Back Doctors Podcast with Dr. Michael Johnson as he describes more specifically the nutrition of the disc and its relationship to The Cox® Technic System of Spinal Pain Management of spinal manipulation, nutrition, exercise.

Schedule your Buffalo, NY chiropractic appointment soon. May you enjoy some melon knowing how just how good you are being to you!

The Novelli Wellness Center shares how nutritiously valuable melons can be for our chiropractic patients’ healing and health.
 
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