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Carbs in Honeydew Melon

Honeydew Melon Nutritional Information

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Updated May 16, 2014

Honey dew melon
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Honeydew melons are the larger, green-fleshed cousins of the cantaloupe. They are fairly low in carbs, but since they are large, it's easy to get more than you think. Check portion sizes carefully.

Carbohydrate and Fiber Counts for Honeydew Melon

  • ½ cup cut-up honeydew melon: 7 grams effective (net) carbohydrate; 1 gram fiber; 31 calories

  • 1 wedge of melon (1/8 of a 6- to 7-inch diameter melon): 15 grams effective (net) carbohydrate; 1 gram fiber; 58 calories

Glycemic Index for Honeydew Melon

There is no scientific study on the glycemic index of honeydew melon, however, the glycemic index of the cantaloupe is 65.

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Glycemic Load of Honeydew Melon

  • ½ cup cut-up honeydew melon: 2
  • 1 wedge of melon (1/8 of a 6- to 7-inch diameter melon):4

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Health Benefits of Honeydew Melon

Honeydew melons are an excellent source of vitamin C and a good source of potassium.

Low-Carb Recipe with Honeydew Melon

More Information About Honeydew Melon at Calorie Count Plus

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Sources:

Leroux, MarcusFoster-Powell, Kaye, Holt, Susanna and Brand-Miller, Janette. "International table of glycemic index and glycemic load values: 2002." American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. Vol. 76, No. 1, 5-56, (2002)

USDA National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference, Release 20
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