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Watermelon for Prostate Health

April 12th, 2018

Watermelon for Prostate Health

Watermelon for Prostate Health

The health benefits of watermelon are plentiful, especially for men. There is a relationship between watermelon for Prostate Health. Just like our own bodies, the majority of the watermelon fruit is made up of water– 92% in fact. What is left in watermelon contains the highest concentration of lycopene found in a vegetable or fruit? Also found in watermelon, are two as phytonutrients (beta-carotene and citrulline) that can promote healthy sexual function.

What is lycopene?

Lycopene is one of the most powerful antioxidants. These antioxidant properties in lycopene keep many of our most important organs healthy: the heart, skin, and prostate. Numerous studies across the globe have proven that lycopene protects the prostate and colon from cancer. The University of Illinois in Chicago conducted a study where subjects took lycopene while undergoing a prostatectomy. As a result, there was limited damage to the tissue in the prostate by the end of the experiment.

Citrulline & Arginine

Citrulline is an a-amino acid that helps circulatory functions in the body. It improves blood flow by relaxing blood vessels. Watermelon is rich with citrulline. When citrulline enters the body it transmutes citrulline into arginine. Once arginine enters the body, levels of nitric oxide rise. Subsequently relaxes the blood vessels. When blood vessels are relaxed and make their way to the penis, The result is an erection. This same process is used to explain the working of Viagra.

When watermelon doesn’t work…

Although it has been scientifically proven watermelon can help some matters of prostate health, it does not solve all matters of sexual dissatisfaction. There are many factors when it comes to penile discontent. If your sexual health feels futile, there are experts that can help. Dr. Elist and his team are dedicated professionals who work with patented technology that not only boosts your sexual contentment but improves overall self-esteem.

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