Have you been diagnosed with high blood pressure (hypertension)? Looking for a sample meal plan to follow… one that you can follow right now? The 7-Day Diet Plan For High Blood Pressure is a Dietitian-made plan to help make life easier (and more delicious) when learning what you should and should not eat with hypertension. See it here: www.dietvsdisease.org/diet-plan-high-blood-pressure/
I’m not usually one for calorie counting or avoiding fat but I have seen a lot of recipes for oil-free fries around and was curious to try it out for myself. I decided to try making my favourite crispy new potatoes recipe but without the fat and with a low sodium option for dieters. I...Read More »
TO STAY UNDER 1500 mg A DAY LOOK AT THE LABEL PER SERVING AMOUNT.... Low-sodium food: less than 140 milligrams PER SERVING Moderate-sodium food: less than 400 milligrams PER SERVING High-sodium food: more than 400 milligrams PER SERVING
Your diet plays an important role in blood pressure regulation. While most of us know we should limit our sodium intake, we should also eat foods rich in potassium, calcium and magnesium. Eating a wide-ranging diet filled with fruits and vegetables can also help lower blood pressure by providing fiber, nitrates, and unique plant nutrients.