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Honey Melon


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Description

A Honeydew Melon, also known as a honey melon, is the fruit of one cultivar group of the muskmelon, Cucumis Melo in the Gourd family. The Majority of world production comes from China, Iran, Turkey, India, and the USA.

Description:

Honeydew melon is a member of the melon family of fruits and usually has a pale green sweet and juicy flesh inside hard rind. The Honey Melon is round to oval ranging from 4to 8 pounds. It has a smooth firm outer rind that turns from green to whitish yellow as it matures. The crisp and juicy flesh is medium to pale green with the deepest shade occurring just below the skin. The ripen honey melon have the best flavor and highest sugar content. Honey melon is a nutritious fruit because they contain several Vitamins and Minerals.

Storage:

They will usually keep well at room temperature for about 2 to 4 days. If stored properly in the fridge, then it will keep for about 5 to 7 days.

Uses:

They are mostly used in fresh preparations such as fruit salads or cold soups. The purred flesh can be added to sauces, smoothies, cocktails, and syrups. The sweet flavor of the Honey Melon will compliment in breakfast and dessert preparations.

Health Benefits:

There are many Health’s Benefits mentioned below,

  • Fight Cholesterol
  • Strengthens Bones and Teeth
  • Good For Digestion
  • Ideal For Hypertension
  • Immunity Booster
  • Nourishment for Skin
  • Improves Vision
  • Support weight Loss

Nutritional Value of Honey Melon:

Nutritional Value of Honey Melon contains per 100gms is mentioned below:

Energy                                 36 kcal

Carbohydrates                   9.09 g

Sugars                    8.12 g

Fiber                      0.8 g

Fat                                        0.14 g

Protein                                0.54 g

Vitamins

Thiamine (B1)         0.038 mg               Riboflavin (B2)                    0.012 mg

Niacin (B3)             0.418 mg                 Pantothenic acid (B5)       0.155 mg

Vitamin B6             0.088 mg                 Folate (B9)                         19 μg

Vitamin C               18 mg                         Vitamin K                          2.9 μg

Minerals

Calcium                   6 mg                        Iron                                    0.17 mg

Magnesium            10 mg                      Manganese                       0.027 mg

Phosphorus           11 mg                       Potassium                         228 mg

Sodium                  18 mg                       Zinc                                    0.09 mg

Properties:

Shape: Oval

Size:  15-22cm

Color: Pale Green

Taste:  Sweet

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