watermelon

Summer Treat SHEILDS Your Heart

No matter how old you are, summer can be an absolute blast. 

You’re spending more time outside… perhaps picnicking with your family… enjoying all kinds of sweet treats. 

But rather than turning to those sugar-filled popsicles or ice creams, you’ll want to opt for this delicious, refreshing treat instead. 

Because one of your summertime favorites is proven to boost your heart health. 

It’s good for your whole family… and it’s probably already in your picnic basket 

Research shows that watermelon can BOOST your heart health in numerous ways! 

And it’s all thanks to its unique nutrient profile.  

You see, a single serving of watermelon contains: 

  • Vitamins A and C 
  • Potassium 
  • Magnesium 
  • Protein 
  • Fiber 
  • Citrulline and other amino acids 

These vitamins, minerals, and nutrients work together to promote healthy blood pressure, blood flow, blood vessel health, and even cholesterol. 

Here’s how… 

Magnesium, citrulline, and potassium all promote blood vessel health by maintaining an optimal balance of acids and electrolytes that stabilize your blood pressure and your blood flow.  

Potassium gives an extra boost by purging heart-destroying toxins and salt from your blood.  

Vitamin C and beta-carotene decrease LDL cholesterol in your blood, as well.  

Even better? Watermelon contains antioxidants – like lycopene– that are also proven to fight heart disease.  

This means watermelon gets your blood pressure DOWN… and helps keep your ticker in tip-top shape.  

But that’s not all… 

Watermelon can also: 

  • Combat other summer health risks like dehydration, fatigue, and heat stroke 
  • Support healthy kidney function. 
  • Boosts muscle health.  
  • Promote weight loss.  

And getting all these benefits couldn’t be easier! 

Just visit your local grocery or health food store and get yourself an organic watermelon. 

You can eat the slices whole (make sure to eat down to the rind for maximum nutrients) or make a juice from the fruit!