Why watermelon called natural Viagra?...

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Why watermelon called natural Viagra?

 Health & Lifestyle Desk daily-bangladesh.com

 Published: 02:14 PM, 18 May 2021  

Watermelon; Photo: Collected

Watermelon; Photo: Collected

Watermelon is a fruit that is comfortable in summer. The demand for this summer fruit is worldwide. Everyone loves to eat watermelon, big or small, for its bright color and juicy sweet taste. Watermelon also has many nutritional properties.

Every 100 grams of ripe watermelon contains 92 to 95 grams of water, 0.2 grams of fiber, 0.5 grams of non-vegetarian, 0.2 grams of fat, 15 to 16 mg of calories. 

Watermelon also contains 10 mg of calcium, 7.9 mg of iron, 3.5 g of carbohydrates, 0.2 g of minerals, 12 mg of phosphorus, 0.2 mg of niacin, vitamin A, vitamin C, vitamin B and vitamins B2.  

Why is watermelon called natural Viagra?

Research from the University of Texas A&M has proven that watermelon acts as a natural medicine for those who are sexually weak. 

Watermelon contains a large amount of an amino acid called Citrolin which acts as an alternative to Viagra.

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