• Watermelon Helps Fight Heart Disease, Diabetes, and Eye Disease

    File this heart healthy fact away for next summer’s barbecue season: watermelon can help fight hypertension. Florida State University gave nine prehypertensive study participants the amino acid L-citrulline/L-arginine from watermelon extract for six weeks and all of them exhibited improved arterial function and lower aortic blood pressure. Watermelon is also a source of vitamins A, … Continue reading “Watermelon Helps Fight Heart Disease, Diabetes, and Eye Disease”

  • Antioxidants & L-Arginine Help Pregnant Mothers with Pre-Eclampsia

      Antioxidants have been found to successfully treat yet another medical condition: pre-eclampsia, a condition experienced by 5% of pregnant women that is marked by abnormally high blood pressure.   According to a study published in the British Medical Journal, taking a dietary supplement containing an amino acid and antioxidant vitamins significantly reduced pregnant women’s … Continue reading “Antioxidants & L-Arginine Help Pregnant Mothers with Pre-Eclampsia”