Farm Star Living

Health Benefits:

Aids in intestinal disorders
Anti-fungal
Diuretic
Lowers blood pressure
Prevents sinusitis

Nutrition:

Serving size: 1 cup cut; Calories: 61; Fat: .2g; Cholesterol: 0mg; Sodium: 31mg; Carbs: 15g; Fiber: 1.4g;  Sugars: 14g; Protein: .9g; Potassium: 11%DV Vitamin A: 1%DV; Vitamin C: 51%DV; Calcium: 1%DV; Iron: 1%DV

Did You Know?

  • Honeydew contains a ton of water with helps keep you hydrated.
  • Honeydew can be dried and kept like raisins.
  • Honeydew is the American name for the white antibes, a variety of melon that was cultivated in southern France and Algeria centuries ago.

Ways to Eat:

  • Raw
  • Juiced
  • Blended in a smoothie or chilled soup
  • Dried

 

 

Farming Trivia:

  • Categorized as a "winter melon," honeydew can be planted in the fall and harvested in the late fall (October/November)
  • Cavaillon, a town in Provence, France, considers itself the world capital of melons
  • Honeydew can be grown all across the United States

Note: Always consult a physician for any specific health questions and concerns. Some of this information may be subject to change should there be any new findings from Federal Health Administration (FHA), Food & Drug Administration (FDA), American Medical Association (AMA), American Cancer Society (ACS), and / or other leading food, nutrition and medical advisors.