What Is the Average Sugar Content in One Cantaloupe?

What Is the Average Sugar Content in One Cantaloupe?

The average sugar content in one large cantaloupe is 64 grams. The average sugar content in a small melon is 35 grams. A large melon also has 2 grams of fat, no cholesterol and 139 milligrams of sodium.

A large cantaloupe has 72 grams of total carbohydrates, including the sugar and 7 grams of dietary fiber. It also has 7 grams of protein. Cantaloupe is rich in vitamin A and provides 551 percent of its daily value. The fruit is rich in carotenoids, which give the flesh its pale orange color and are vitamin A precursors. A cantaloupe's share of vitamin C provides 498 percent of it daily value. It also contains large amounts of calcium and iron.