15 Foods to Lower Your Blood Pressure (Consider Sodium Free)

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Bananas are one of your best options. As it turns out, foods high in potassium help manage high blood pressure because it can minimize the impact sodium has and why it is important to reduce your sodium or go sodium free. The American Heart Association says one medium banana has about 420 milligrams of potassium, which is a […]

3rd and final Series to reduce sodium

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Try light or reduced sodium condiments, add oil and vinegar to salads rather than bottled dressings, and use only a small amount of seasoning from flavoring packets instead of the entire packet. Choose low sodium or no-salt-added nuts, seeds, and savory snacks (such as chips, crackers, and pretzels) – or have carrot or celery sticks […]

Second three series Action Step to Reduce Sodium (salt) in YOUR Diet

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I want to thank those who have given my facebook page new likes – www.Facebook.com/SodiumFreeSpices – always appreciated! This is the second of a three series action step to reduce sodium (salt) in your diet to share the importance to look for light, low sodium, reduced sodium, or no-salt-added versions of packaged foods, when available. […]

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What steps can I take to lower my salt intake?

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With each post – always check with your physician.  The information I share is taken directly from the FDA’s website. Eat more fresh fruits and vegetables. Consume foods that are rich in potassium. Potassium can help blunt the effects of sodium on blood pressure. The recommended intake of potassium for adolescents and adults is 4,700 mg/day. […]

Lowering Salt in Your Diet

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According to the Institute of Medicine – Reducing the intake of sodium is an important public health goal for Americans. Since the 1970s, an array of public health interventions and national dietary guidelines has sought to reduce sodium intake. However, the U.S. population still consumes more sodium than is recommended, placing individuals at risk for […]