How do you use melons in Minecraft?

In Minecraft, to use a melon block, you must destroy it. This will yield 3-7 melon slices, which each heal 1 heart of health. You can craft a melon block by filling a crafting grid (9x9) with melon slices. You can also plant melon seeds, which you can plant, by putting 1 melon slice into a crafting grid. This will give you 1 melon seeds.