Here you'll find a comprehensive collection of published nutrition and scientific literature, authoritative reports, and other articles on or related to watermelon, its nutrients and eating patterns that include them.

 

CARDIOVASCULAR HEALTH

Arturo Figueroa, Marcos A. Sanchez-Gonzalez, Alexei Wong, and Bahram H. Arjmandi

Watermelon extract supplementation reduces ankle blood pressure and carotid augmentation index in obese adults with prehypertension or hypertension

Am J Hypertens (2012) 25(6): 640-643 doi:10.1038/ajh.2012.20

Arturo Figueroa, Marcos A. Sanchez-Gonzalez, Penelope M. Perkins-Veazie, and Bahram H. Arjmandi

Effects of Watermelon Supplementation on Aortic Blood Pressure and Wave Reflection in Individuals With Prehypertension: A Pilot Study

Am J Hypertens (2011) 24(1): 40-44 doi:10.1038/ajh.2010.142

Marcos Angel Sanchez-Gonzalez, Andrew Paul Koutnik, Katherine Ramirez, Alexei Wong, and Arturo Figueroa

The Effects of Short Term L-Citrulline Supplementation on Wave Reflection Responses to Cold Exposure With Concurrent Isometric Exercise

Am J Hypertens (2013) 26(4): 518-526 first published online December 27, 2012 doi:10.1093/ajh/hps052

Arturo Figueroa, Julian A. Trivino, Marcos A. Sanchez-Gonzalez, and Florence Vicil

Oral L-Citrulline Supplementation Attenuates Blood Pressure Response to Cold Pressor Test in Young Men

Am J Hypertens (2010) 23(1): 12-16 doi:10.1038/ajh.2009.195

 

NUTRIENT & PHYTOCHEMICAL ABSORPTION

Julie K. Collins, Guoyao Wu, Penelope Perkins-Veazie,Karen Spears, P. Larry Claypool, Robert A. Baker, Beverly A. Clevidence

Watermelon consumption increases plasma arginine concentrations in adults

Nutrition (2007) Volume 23, Issue 3 , Pages 261-266, March 2007 doi:10.1016/j.nut.2007.01.005

 

NUTRIENT & PHYTOCHEMICAL COMPOSITION

Agnes M. Rimando, Penelope M. Perkins-Veazie

Determination of citrulline in watermelon rind

Journal of Chromatography A (2005) Volume 1078, Issues 1-2, 17 June 2005, Pages 196-200

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