Calories in Cantaloupe Melon

How many calories in Cantaloupe Melon? See below, the Cantaloupe Melon calories for the different serving sizes. We provide you with the Cantaloupe Melon nutrition facts and the health benefits of Cantaloupe Melon to help you to lose weight and eat a healthy diet.

A Cantaloupe Melon is round with rough creamy-green skin and yellow-orange flesh. They are not as sweet as the Honeydew variety. They provide a good source of vitamins A, B1-B3, B5, B6, C, K, potassium and other vitamins and minerals. They are very low in fat and contain no cholesterol.  Cantaloupe Melon contains a number of carbohydrates, including glucose to give us energy, and fructose and sucrose to give the melon its sweet taste.

Cantaloupe Melon Calories

The Cantaloupe Melon is 65 on the GI (Glycemic Index) scale, which makes it a medium GI food. As the Cantaloupe Melon has high beta-carotene content, it is thought to be very good for our vision. Other Cantaloupe Melon benefits include boosting our immune system and helping to protect us against cardiovascular diseases.

The table below shows the calorie information for the myriad of ways that this melon can be served.

See our fruit calories comparison chart to compare the Cantaloupe Melon calories with the other calories in fruit to aid you in putting together your diet plan.

Take a look at melon nutrition to learn about the nutrition of this fruit in more detail and how it compares to other melon.

Finally, if you want to check out how the nutrition of a melon compares to other fruit, then why not review our fruit nutrition facts.

All our calorie information below is sourced from the US Department of Agriculture.

Calories in Cantaloupe Melon, Raw

Refuse: 49% (9% cavity contents, 1% cutting loss, 39% rind)
Scientific Name: Cucumis melo

Serving size:

Calories per Serving

100 grams34 kcal (141 kJ)
1 cup, balls (177 g)60 kcal (250 kJ)
10 cantaloupe balls (138 g)47 kcal (195 kJ)
1 cup, cubes (160 g)54 kcal (226 kJ)
1 cup, diced (156 g)53 kcal (220 kJ)
1 melon, large (about 6-1/2" dia) (814 g)277 kcal (1148 kJ)
1 melon, medium (about 5" dia) (552 g)188 kcal (778 kJ)
1 melon, small (about 4-1/4" dia) (441 g)150 kcal (622 kJ)
1 wedge, large (1/8 of large melon) (102 g)35 kcal (144 kJ)
1 wedge, medium (1/8 of medium melon)
(69 g)
23 kcal (97 kJ)
1 wedge, small (1/8 of small melon) (55 g)19 kcal (78 kJ)
1 NLEA Serving (134g)46 kcal (189 kJ)

Source: USDA National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference



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