Watermelon May Reduce Fat & Improve Diabetes

Watermelon is rich in L-citrulline, an effective precursor of L-arginine. dietary supplementation with watermelon pomace juice or L-arginine increased serum concentrations of arginine; **reduced fat** lowered serum concentrations of **glucose**, free fatty acids, homocysteine, and dimethylarginines; enhanced GTP cyclohydrolase-I activity and tetrahydrobiopterin concentrations in the heart; and improved acetylcholine-induced vascular relaxation.Amplify’d from http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.govJ Nutr. 2007 … Continue reading Watermelon May Reduce Fat & Improve Diabetes

Watermelons May Help High Blood Pressure

Watermelon supplementation improves aortic hemodynamics through a decrease in the amplitude of the reflected wave in individuals with prehypertension.Amplify’d from http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.govAm J Hypertens. 2011 Jan;24(1):40-4. Epub 2010 Jul 8.Effects of watermelon supplementation on aortic blood pressure and wave reflection in individuals with prehypertension: a pilot study.Figueroa A, Sanchez-Gonzalez MA, Perkins-Veazie PM, Arjmandi BH.SourceDepartment of Nutrition, … Continue reading Watermelons May Help High Blood Pressure