Watermelon contains a high concentration of an amino acid called Citrulline in each and every piece of it’s rind. This amino acid encourages healthy blood flow and circulatory movement in the body, which is beneficial in treating angina, high blood pressure, and other problems related to cardiovascular health. It is instrumental in flushing the muscles of lactic acid after exercise which frees them up for a fresh energy supply. On top of that, it’s been shown to increase sexual performance which has earned it the nick-name of “Nature’s Viagra”.
Here’s a quick video demonstration of how to incorporate the watermelon rind into your diet so you can experience the benefits yourself!