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Can Eating Watermelon Improve Heart Health?
- Aug 22, 2018 -


Can eating watermelon improve heart health?

Aug, 18 2018 by Waters Corporation

 

Did you know watermelon is a superfood?

 

Jen Fournier visits The College of Human Environmental Sciences at The University of Alabama to meet Kristi Crowe-White,

 who is using LC-MS to study how watermelon can improve heart health.

 

Dr. Crowe-White says watermelon has six bioactives: two amino acids, and four antioxidants that are anti-inflammatory agents.

She's done studies on how quickly women can see improvements after enjoying watermelon juice, and tells Jen why mass sp

-ectrometry is important to understand this influence on cardiovascular health.

 

Trust us – you’ll want to run to the store for some watermelon after watching this episode of #BehindtheScience!

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