Scientists: Watermelon yields Viagra-...

Scientists: Watermelon yields Viagra-like effects

There are 47 comments on the Chicago Tribune story from Jul 2, 2008, titled Scientists: Watermelon yields Viagra-like effects. In it, Chicago Tribune reports that:

LUBBOCK, Texas - A slice of cool, fresh watermelon is a juicy way to top off a Fourth of July cookout and one that researchers say has effects similar to Viagra -- but don't necessarily expect it to keep the ...

Join the discussion below, or Read more at Chicago Tribune.

First Prev
of 3
Next Last

Elmhurst, IL

#2 Jul 3, 2008
Don't give up guys. I'm sure there's some homeopathic extract on the shelves.

United States

#4 Jul 3, 2008
I've got to stop chopping those watermelons to smithereens!

United States

#6 Jul 3, 2008
Time to hide the watermelons from the husband....he's a horny toad.
Who me

Woodbury, CT

#7 Jul 3, 2008
Guess there will be more than just bottle rockets on the fourth


#9 Jul 3, 2008
Gives new meaning to the phrase "Melon Head".

South Windsor, CT

#10 Jul 3, 2008
Seedless watermellon for birth control?

Piedmont, SC

#11 Jul 3, 2008
Totally Ridiculous!

United States

#12 Jul 3, 2008
Chicago wrote:
Gives new meaning to the phrase "Melon Head".
Very funny!!! Got anymore?
Fred Garvin

Aurora, CO

#13 Jul 3, 2008
Chicago wrote:
Gives new meaning to the phrase "Melon Head".

Hialeah, FL

#16 Jul 3, 2008
You're gonna need a really big glass of water to swallow that baby down.
Set and match

Manassas, VA

#17 Jul 3, 2008
Maybe my faithful 50's man will give me a water gate baby?
Old lady

Schaumburg, IL

#19 Jul 3, 2008
You dirty,filthy people!Minds in the gutter.
You sure do make this old lady laugh.Thanks.
Jesse Jackson

Los Angeles, CA

#20 Jul 3, 2008
Old pro wrote:
Fried chicken has the same effect
I don't get it.

Boca Raton, FL

#21 Jul 3, 2008
I just read the entire article and it says the also cucumbers contain the same substance (citrulline) that produces the "Viagra-effect".
But the reason for Viagra to exist is to help a man gives pleasure to a woman. Now they say cucumbers works too?? Women knew that already a long time ago...


#22 Jul 4, 2008
vanessa wrote:
<quoted text>
Very funny!!! Got anymore?
Nope, I shot my wad.

But spit those seeds out Vanessa, I think they might be poisonous.

United States

#23 Jul 4, 2008
Chicago wrote:
<quoted text>
Nope, I shot my wad.
But spit those seeds out Vanessa, I think they might be poisonous.
Too funny! Love your sense of humor!

Clarksville, MD

#24 Jul 4, 2008
Very interesting material in this article. What other foods are linked to this effect? On another note, what foods can be suggested for increasing life longevity?

United States

#25 Jul 4, 2008
This one's too easy!
Dr Vinnie Boombatz

Allentown, PA

#26 Jul 4, 2008
Redneck wrote:
This one's too easy!
It's a good news - badnews situation:

Good news: eat enuf watermelon and you'll be "Rocky"

Bad news: The quatity you need will keep you pinned to the toilet seat for 8 hours.


United States

#29 Jul 5, 2008
BoInG !!!!!!!!!!

Tell me when this thread is updated:

Subscribe Now Add to my Tracker
First Prev
of 3
Next Last

Add your comments below

Characters left: 4000

Please note by submitting this form you acknowledge that you have read the Terms of Service and the comment you are posting is in compliance with such terms. Be polite. Inappropriate posts may be removed by the moderator. Send us your feedback.

Baltimore Discussions

Title Updated Last By Comments
News Barack Obama, our next President (Nov '08) 1 hr VetnorsGate 1,549,439
News Thousands Protest Roe V. Wade Decision (Jan '08) 16 hr weaponX 314,719
News The 25 Most Dangerous Cities in the U.S. Are Mo... (Nov '10) 18 hr True That 20,946
Juvenile facility (Montrose School or others) i... (Aug '06) Jun 24 Karen M 417
News 6 miners in Utah remain trapped - (Aug '07) Jun 23 indict dick cheney 3
Elizabeth Warren Jun 21 Fitius T Bluster 5
work from home and earn real cash as an interne... Jun 21 sil123 1

Baltimore Jobs

More from around the web

Personal Finance

Baltimore Mortgages