Product Of Australia
Melons have high water content and low calorie count. They are a good source of potassium, vitamin B and vitamin C. Consumption of melons can contribute to healthy cholesterol levels. 100g of melons yields the following:
- Potassium – 6% of DV
- Vitamin A – 1% of DV
- Vitamin C – 30% of DV
- Iron – 1% of DV
- Vitamin B-6 – 5% of DV
- Magnesium – 2% of DV
- Watch out for melons with soft rinds, brownish colours or excessive spotting or scarring.
- Choose melons that are heavy for their size.
- Especially with honeydew and cantaloupes, make sure the melons smell fragrant and fresh with a hint of sweetness.