Did you eat a lot of watermelon this summer? I wish I could say I had—Though it’s one of my favorites, I tend to talk myself out of buying it because it’s so darn heavy (if I had a car, this would not be a problem) and pre-cut melon skeeves me out a little.

However, there are plenty of reasons it’s worth the haul. Aside from the fact that it’s filling, delicious, and rich in nutrients, watermelon may also help lower blood pressure, according to a recent pilot study. You can read more about this in a piece I wrote for FYI Living.

Do you eat watermelon? 

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