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Watermelon Could Lower Blood Pressure, Florida State University Study


3/26/2014 6:48:15 AM

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Watermelon, a favorite summertime treat for kids and adults everywhere, could save the lives of many more people battling high blood pressure, according to new research from Florida State University Professor Arturo Figueroa. Publishing a paper in the American Journal of Hypertension, Figueroa and colleagues have found that the juicy sweet member of the berry family could significantly lower blood pressure in overweight individuals during rest and when under stress.

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