Honeydew and other melons are gourds, in the same family as squashes and pumpkins, but you'd never guess it from their sweet and juicy flavor. Browse the nutrition education resources below specific to honeydews and other melons.
Honeydew MelonHoneydew Melon: Nutrition. Selection. Storage
Produce for Better Health Foundation.
This page contains nutrition information for honeydew melon and tips on how to select, store and prepare it. Also included are links to other relevant information including Top 10 Ways to Enjoy Honeydew Melon, that gives new and different ways to add this fruit to your diet.
Reasons for the Seasons: Melons (PDF | 195KB)
University of California Cooperative Extension.
Four page fact sheet includes nutrition benefits, serving tips, tips to prevent food-borne illness, shopping tips, preparation, handing and storage. There are also two recipes and a coloring page for children.
USDA. NAL. SNAP-Ed Connection.
Recipes containing melon from the SNAP-Ed Connection Recipe Finder database.
Fruits for Health Series: Melons
University of Maine Cooperative Extension.
This two page fact sheet includes facts about nutrition, selection, storage and preparation of melons. Also contains two recipes with nutrition facts.
Make the Most of Mouthwatering Melons
Wittenberg University. All Around the Hollow News.
This article provides information and tips on cooking with honeydew, cantaloupe, and watermelon. Recipes are included.
Selecting, Storing and Serving Ohio Melons
Ohio State University Extension.
Quick fact sheet includes information about selection and storage, yield and nutrition information. Also includes serving tips and a recipe.