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Sodium Cause High Blood Pressure Resources

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High Blood Pressure? Have a DASH of Spark

For years, battling high blood pressure meant throwing out the salt shaker and throwing on the sweatpants. We now know that there’s more to the picture. Exercise and maintaining a healthy weight have always been powerful tools for managing...  Read more

Shakin' It Up with the Skinny on Salt

Even if you are not a potato chip and pretzel junkie, you’re probably eating more salt than you realize. Sodium, the main ingredient in table salt, can hide in places you don’t suspect, like in ketchup, frozen dinners, instant hot cereals...  Read more

12 Heart-Smart Tips You Haven't Heard

When I flip my calendar to February, two things usually come to my mind. One, I’m getting tired of the cold and snowy winter, and two, Valentine’s Day is coming. Now, I don’t know how you feel about this “holiday," but I...  Read more

The Art of Eating Naked

When was the last time you ate naked? No, I’m not talking about that pizza you ate in bed last weekend, so please put your pants back on. I’m talking about whipping up lunch or dinner without condiments, sauces or the other extras we...  Read more

Easy Ways to Cut Sodium Intake

You consume sodium every single day, and that's a good thing! Our bodies need sodium to help maintain water and mineral balances and blood volume. But too much of a good thing (sodium in this case) can have negative effects on your health, such a...  Read more

Hi guys! I donated blood 3days ago & my period cam
Updated 9/30/2016 10:02:26 AM

Hi guys! I donated blood 3days ago & my period came 2days ago, while at work today i felt like super tired and dizzy I totally doze off on my 2 hr break. 😳 i think its a bad idea i donated blood on the week im expecting my period. (Face palm)...  Read more

Anybody heard of hit #fitness or high intensity fi
Updated 9/29/2016 10:33:32 PM

Anybody heard of hit #fitness or high intensity fitness?? If so what's your take on it?...  Read more

Went to the doc for my annual this week. My blood
Updated 9/29/2016 6:27:07 PM

Went to the doc for my annual this week. My blood pressure was great. My weight was down about 20 lbs since last year. Felt good. This a journey- a lifestyle and it takes time and accountability but i celebrate the journey! Feeling fab and healthy!...  Read more

I started the Blood sugar diet on Monday but haven't been able to keep my dietary intake under 800 c
Updated 9/29/2016 3:36:04 PM

I started the Blood sugar diet on Monday but haven't been able to keep my dietary intake under 800 calories. I thought I was going to have to gradually decrease the calories but I'm hovering around 1000 and 1100 calories. What can i do?...  Read more

Down 15 pounds from my starting ( highest weight e
Updated 9/29/2016 10:54:18 AM

Down 15 pounds from my starting ( highest weight ever). :) Why does it have to be so hard to lose?! I just don't think I'll ever make the weight I'm shooting for. I need to lose a total of 80 pounds.... Trying to stay positive....  Read more

Blood Pressure Information

Description of High Blood PressureHigh blood pressure is a common disease in which blood flows through blood vessels (arteries) at higher than normal pressures.Measuring Blood PressureBlood pressure is the force of blood pushing against the walls of...  Read more

Foods that lower Blood Pressure

Skim Milk, unsalted sunflower seeds, beans (black, white, navy, lima, pinto, kidney) are all very rich in magnesium. Bananas & 1 ounce of dark chocolate will do it. You need to strictly avoid foods that are high in cholesterol, fat, and sodium. Lyco...  Read more

South Beach Diet (Lifestyle!)

For anyone who follows or wants to learn the SB way of eating. Lets be healthy together. SB is recommended by many doctors and dieticians; its good for blood sugar and reducing dietary fat....  Read more

Small Dietary Changes Could Save Billions in Health Care Costs

We all know that too much sodium is bad for your health. But did you know just how bad it is for our wallets? According to new research, if Americans could cut their sodium intake to the levels recommended by health experts, the country would save a...  Read more

Spotlight on High Blood Pressure: The 'Silent Killer'

Happy May! Have you moved past the ''resolution'' phase and established a consistent diet and exercise routine?  Hopefully your new lifestyle consists of healthy habits and you are really starting to get a feel for what it takes...  Read more