Eating a diet that includes watermelon juice lowers weight, cholesterol, and arterial plaque, according to a new study with mice.
“We were interested in citrulline because previous studies showed that it may lower blood pressure,” says Shubin Saha, a vegetable specialist at Purdue University Extension. “We didn’t see a lowering of blood pressure, but these other changes are promising.”
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