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Watermelons Help Reduce High Blood Pressure

by Sheela Philomena on  March 14, 2012 at 4:37 PM Hypertension News   - G J E 4
Researchers say that watermelons help lower high blood pressure.

A new study in Florida has found that natural compounds in the fruit appear to dilate blood vessels so the heart does not have to work so hard pumping blood around the body, the Daily Express reported.
 Watermelons Help Reduce High Blood Pressure
Watermelons Help Reduce High Blood Pressure
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Study's volunteers who took a pill containing the chemicals every day for six weeks saw significant improvements compared to others who took a dummy pill.

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High blood pressure is blamed for half of all heart attacks and strokes in the UK.

The finding was published in the American Journal of Hypertension.

Source: ANI
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