Honeydew melon is low in Sodium and Calories, and very low in Saturated Fat and Cholesterol. It's also a good source of Vitamin B6, Folate and Potassium, and a very good source of Vitamin C.
Wash honeydew in warm soapy water prior to cutting to eliminate impurities on the rind that could be transferred from the knife to the melon's flesh. Next, slice the Honeydew in half and remove the seeds and strings. Melons can be cut into halves, quarter
The Honeydew was revered as a sacred food by the ancient Egyptians. Napolean and Pope John Paul II both considered Honeydew melons their favorite fruit.
Honeydew is a cultivar group of muskmelon, Cucumis melo Inodorus group, which includes crenshaw, casaba, Persian, winter, and other mixed melons.
Honeydew is the American name for the cultivar White Antibes which has been grown for many years in southern France and Algeria.