• Melon Superfood

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    What                   

    Melons are sweet juicy fruit from the gourd family. They are divided into two groups - Cucumis which comprises all melons except for watermelon and Citrullus which is watermelon. The term melon or muskmelon is used generically for all members of the Cucumis group.

    Which                 

    All varieties, including cantaloupe, honeydew, casaba, crenshaw, Christmas, canary, watermelon.

    Why                    

    Melons all contain varying amounts of nutrients, but overall are rich in vitamin C and many of the brightly colored varieties are good sources of Vitamin A and other antioxidants. Melons are also a particularly good choice during hot weather because they can contain up to 94% water, which can help us stay hydrated.

    How                     

    Fresh melons are typically enjoyed simply cut up, but can be incorporated into a variety of dishes including salads, parfaits and chutneys. 

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