Bhilaians are already enjoying watermelons treat, as the summer delight from the last couple of weeks. Another mouthwatering fruit "Muskmelon" has also arrived in the fruit markets of city, which has not only added colors to the display at fruit-shops but also has presented range of choices to customers, who had now several options to pick up the fruit to beat the summer heat.
The fruit arrived in fruit markets has two main varieties that has become the part of decoration of fruit shops; one is with smooth skin and the other with netted skin but both are extremely delicious and tasty.
Arbind Prakash Panday, wholesale fruit dealer from Power House said that the fruit has arrived in the market couple of days ago in very little quantities as the initial demand is very low and price is very high. He said that the fruit comes from Nagpur, Andhra Pradesh and other neighboring states.
Suresh from sector-6 (A) market said that summer brings different fruit delights. Muskmelon is the fresh fruit that has arrived in the market. He said that price tag is little higher as 1kg cost you 60 to 70 rupees. The fruit is full of energy and helps to improve the appetite and digestion.
Rupali from sector-6 said that she prefers to buy those fruits, which are good form of nutrition and energy. From the day the fruit has arrived in the markets she has buy muskmelon almost everyday.
Elaborating on its good effects on health, Dr. Farhan stated that muskmelon contains vitamin A, B, C and minerals like magnesium, sodium and potassium. It also contains zero cholesterol, which is safe for blood cholesterol patients. He pointed that muskmelon is a good source of vitamin C, which is antioxidant that helps to prevent heart disease and also helps to reduce the heat in the body and prevent heat related disorders also.