Carb Counts for Casaba Melons

Casaba Melons Nutritional Information

Casaba Melon
Casaba Melon. Photo © Robert Lerich

Casaba melons are a round, bright yellow fruit with a slightly wrinkled skin. Of the melons, they are the lowest in sugars.

Carbohydrate and Fiber Counts for Casaba Melons

  • 1/2 cup casaba melon cubes: 5 grams effective (net) carbohydrate plus 1 gram fiber and 24 calories

     

  • 1 (5 oz., about 1/10 of a medium melon) wedge of casaba melon: 10 grams effective (net) carbohydrate plus 1.5 grams fiber and 46 calories

    Glycemic Index for Casaba Melons

    There is no scientific study of the glycemic index of casaba melons. Estimates are based on the cantaloupe, which has a glycemic index of 65.

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    Estimated Glycemic Load of Casaba Melons

    • 1/2 cup casaba melon cubes: 2
    • 1 (5 oz., about 1/10 of a medium melon) wedge of casaba melons: 4

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    Health Benefits of Casaba Melons

    Casaba melons are an excellent source of vitamin C, a very good source of vitamin B6 and a good source of potassium.

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    Sources:

    Leroux, MarcusFoster-Powell, Kaye, Holt, Susanna and Brand-Miller, Janette. "International table of glycemic index and glycemic load values: 2002." American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. Vol. 76, No. 1, 5-56, (2002).

    USDA National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference, Release 20.

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