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Watermelons have a cooling effect on the body and are great for those who are dehydrated or suffering from edema

Did you know that aside from helping you stay hydrated, juicy and fresh watermelon can also help treat various health conditions? The largest edible fruit grown in the U.S., the watermelon is native to the Kalahari Desert in Africa. The fruit has various minerals and vitamins like beta-carotene, potassium, and vitamins A, C, and B-6. Additionally, watermelon has citrulline […]

Watermelon Can Lower Blood Pressure

Watermelon Can Lower Blood Pressure

In addition to healthy vitamins and minerals, watermelon contains two amino acids, L-arginine and L-citrulline, that reduce hypertension.

Amino acids in watermelon lower blood pressure

Amino acids in watermelon lower blood pressure

A new study out of Florida State University (FSU) has pinpointed a few specific amino acids present in watermelon that help improve arterial function and lower blood pressure…