Two studies found that watermelon consumption is linked to higher nutrient intake and better heart health. Listen in this week as Dee discusses the findings of these studies and why watermelon is so good for cardiovascular function.
Fulgoni, K., & Fulgoni, V. L. (2022). Watermelon intake is associated with increased nutrient intake and higher diet quality in adults and children, NHANES 2003–2018. Nutrients, 14(22), 4883. https://www.mdpi.com/2072-6643/14/22/4883
Matthews, R., Early, K. S., Vincellette, C. M., Losso, J., Spielmann, G., Irving, B. A., & Allerton, T. D. (2023). The effect of watermelon juice supplementation on heart rate variability and metabolic response during an oral glucose challenge: A randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled crossover trial. Nutrients, 15(4), 810. https://www.mdpi.com/2072-6643/15/4/810