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juststeve

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Different ways to lower my high blood pressure: daily moving activity, lose weight, less sodium, less caffein, proper diet. Concentrate on all of these. I will start by going out today and doing yard work. Drinking water instead of soda pop. Then I will remove the foods, beverages and salt from my cupboards. I think this will be a great start!
posted 07/25/2014, comments (0)|
Lisa Nelson, RD, LN

Lisa Nelson, RD, LN, Health Pro

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Sunshine to Lower Blood Pressure

Let me begin by pointing out this finding is based off a small study of only 24 volunteers, but if the findings are accurate…what a relaxing way to promote a lower blood pressure!   High blood pressure, also known as hypertension, exerts force against artery walls. If the force is high, it’ll cause microscopic tears that turn... Read moreChevron
posted 03/31/2014, comments (0)|
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Have High Blood Pressure? Don't Eat These Foods

With high blood pressure you want to have a diet low in sodium and fat, so here are the top foods you should really stay away from.   Pickles   Pickles are low calorie, which is great, but they are loaded with sodium. One medium pickle (about 5 inches long) can have around 570 mg of sodium. That's over 1/3 of your sodium limit (2300 mg)... Read moreChevron
Lisa Nelson, RD, LN

Lisa Nelson, RD, LN, Health Pro

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Not Overweight, But Still At Risk for Heart Disease

Maintaining a healthy weight does not mean you are free from heart disease risk. New research indicated body fat percent plays a role.    Data published in the American Journal of Cardiology online in August, 2013, reviewed over 1500 older adults with a normal body mass index (BMI). BMI is a measure of how your weight relates to your... Read moreChevron
Lisa Nelson, RD, LN

Lisa Nelson, RD, LN, Health Pro

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Vegetables and Blood Pressure

Are you familiar with the DASH (Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension) Diet? The DASH Diet is a very effective plan to lower blood pressure. However, it can be difficult to follow because it calls for four to five servings of vegetables each day. One vegetable serving equals one-half cup, or a one-cup serving of greens, such as spinach... Read moreChevron
posted 05/27/2013, comments (0)|

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