SLH Honeydew 白蜜瓜

Honeydew melon, or honeymelon, is a fruit that belongs to the melon species of muskmelon.

The sweet flesh of honeydew is typically light green, while its skin has a white-yellow tone. Its size and shape are similar to that of its relative, the cantaloupe.

Health Benefits

Honeydew melon is available worldwide and can be eaten by itself or used in desserts, salads, snacks and soups. The honeydew is 90% water, 9% carbohydrates, 0.1% fat, and 0.5% protein. Like most melons, it is an excellent source of vitamin C, with one cup containing 56% of the recommended daily value. The honeydew is also a good source of vitamin B thiamine, as well as other B vitamins and the mineral potassium. In addition, it is low in calories compared to many other high potassium fruits such as bananas, with only 60 calories per cup. However, the honeydew contains only negligible amounts of most other vitamins and minerals.

A 1-cup (177-gram) serving of honeydew melon provides:

Calories: 64
Carbs: 16 grams
Fiber: 1.4 grams
Protein: 1 gram
Fat: 0 grams
Vitamin C: 53% of the reference daily intake (RDI)
Vitamin B6: 8% of the RDI
Folate: 8% of the RDI
Vitamin K: 6% of the RDI
Potassium: 12% of the RDI
Magnesium: 4% of the RDI
In addition, the honeydew fruit and seeds also contain compounds with strong antioxidant capacity, including beta-carotene (pro-vitamin A), phytoene, quercetin and caffeic acid

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Store in a cool and dry place