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Watermelon may end erectile dysfunction

July 2, 2008 10:31:59 AM PDT
Researchers say watermelon could be the secret to relieving erectile dysfunction.A new study has found watermelon is richer than expected in an amino acid called citrulline, which relaxes and dilates blood vessels.

The effects are similar to those from Viagra and similar drugs.

However, the scientist behind the study admits he doesn't know how much of the acid it would take to result in Viagra-like effects.


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