Watermelon can significantly reduce blood pressure: study

FoodWatermelon can significantly reduce blood pressure: study

Watermelon can significantly reduce blood pressure: study

WASHINGTON: A new study has found that watermelon can significantly reduce blood pressure in overweight individuals both at rest and while under stress.

“The pressure on the aorta (largest artery in the human body) and on the heart decreased after consuming watermelon extract,” said Arturo Figueroa, an associate professor at Florida State University.

   

The study found that watermelon has a positive impact on aortic blood pressure and other vascular parameters.

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