Our last entry in the minimalist food collection is the Yellow Melon (Canary Melon).
According to Wikipedia:
¨The Canary melon or winter melon is a large, bright-yellow elongated melon with a pale green to white inner flesh. This melon has a distinctively sweet flavor that is slightly tangier than a honeydew melon. The flesh looks like that of a pear but is softer and tastes a little like a cantaloupe.¨
Here are some facts about Canary Melon collected around the Internet;
-Canary Melon is good keeping a lid on calories, but it’s also a good source of nutrients that help you fight off disease.
-You know when the Yellow Melon is ripe when its hard rind turns bright yellow, it develops a corrugated look and a slightly waxy feel and its flesh will be pale ivory in color.
-How does it taste? This melon has a distinctively sweet flavor that is slightly tangier than a honeydew melon. The flesh looks like that of a pear but is softer and tastes a little like a cantaloupe.
-Melons are low in calories and fat, but they are also high in essential vitamins and minerals, and water content. They are about up to 90 percent water, making them some of the most thirst-quenching snacks around.
-It’s one of the best fruits to eat if you’re trying to lose weight. A 100-gram serving contains only 30 calories. Also helps the body stay hydrated, snacking on watermelon will help you feel full so you won’t have cravings between meals.
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