Watermelon Citrullus lanatus var. lanatus is a scrambling and trailing vine in the flowering plant family Cucurbitaceae. . The flesh can be red, orange or yellow. It is full of water, refreshing, but not only.
The good citrulline for ships
Watermelon is the richest food in citrulline . It is an amino acid, arginine precursor , which protects the cardiovascular system . It also plays a beneficial role in immunity .
A kilo watermelon contains about 2 mg of citrulline . This precursor of arginine has the characteristic to increase the vitality of the blood vessels and promote their expansion .
These are varieties with orange and yellow flesh that contain more citrulline, as, for example, Sungold, the Jaroski .