Melons are a sweet and tasty fruit that can help satisfy your sweet tooth. Melons contain about 1 gram of fiber per serving which is less than many other foods. They do offer other important nutrients that the human body needs. Melon can be included in a healthy and high fiber diet.
Cantaloupe is another sweet summer fruit. It is rich in folate which helps prevent neural tube defects in unborn babies. A serving of canteloupe which is one quarter melon contains 50 calories. This melon is highest in vitamins. It contains 120 percent of the daily recommended value of vitamin A and 80 percent vitamin C.
Honeydew melons are juicy, soft, and sweet. They are low in calories containing 50 calories per 1/10 of melon. They are fat free and contain 45 percent of the daily recommended intake of vitamin C.