Q. Summer picnics don’t really come alive until the barbecue is cold and you cut into this fruit, sometimes called “perfumy fruit.”
A. Most melons whet you appetite by releasing a rich, penetrating scent, and they contain a number of substances that are very good for your health. Both watermelons & muskmelons–which include honeydews, crenshaws, and a few other melons–provide folate, a B vitamin that has been shown to lower the risks of birth defects & heart disease.