Watermelon, aside from being delish can also lower blood pressure!!
Researchers at Florida State University say that watermelon contains the amino acid L-citrulline/L-arginine, which improves arterial function and therefore help lower blood pressure.
The study that was recently done finds that there was improved arterial function and lowered blood pressure in all nine pre-hypertensive adults, four men and five women, who ate watermelon daily for six weeks.
Let’s bring out the watermelon!
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