One of the cornerstones of moving toward a low-sodium diet to reduce my blood pressure was eating a salad for one of the meals of my day.  I think this also set me firmly on the path of weight loss, which I believe has helped my overall health and blood pressure.  I am truly into using the blender and drinking my salads.  One organic carrot, a handful of 50/50 Organic Taylor Farm spring mix, a squirt of Pacific original organic oat milk and some water.  Blend several cycles.  Nice green drink! (sometimes I add a tablespoon of oats to the mix).

Green drink ingredients
Ready for blending!

 

Green drink: salad in a glass
Salad in a glass!

I am learning that the magnesium and potassium in the organic tri-bean canned blend (kidneys, pintos and black beans) seems to help in my blood pressure maintenance.

Beans, sour cream, chives and artisan bread
Yummy beans! Tri-bean blend.

 

I am learning that avoiding simple carbs helps in my blood pressure maintenance.

 

 

 

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