Watermelon – One of the Top 20 Artery Cleansing Foods

Talk about a perfect snack, watermelon is not only a diet-friendly food, but it can help protect your heart too! A Florida State University study found that people given a 4,000mg supplement of L-citrulline (an amino acid found in watermelon) lowered their blood pressure in just six weeks. Researchers say the amino acid helps your body produce nitric oxide, which widens blood vessels..
Reproduced from Shape.com by Jessica Smith

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