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Piel de Sapo Melon

Piel de Sapo Melon is the main kind of melon grown in Campo de Cartagena and Castilla La Mancha. The fruit shape ranges from spherical to elipsoidal, with regular fruits and weight between 1.3 and 4 kg.

It contains a very high percentage of water (90%), a very low content of kcal (34 per 100 g) and  sodium (16 mg) and near 1g of fiber, what gives a sensation of satiety. It is also an excellent depurative and rehydrating fruit. It provides a lot of carbohydrates, like saccharose, but due to its low amount of energy it results ideal to lose weight. Some of its many virtues for our organism are its calcium, magnesium, potassium and phosphorus.