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The Great Salt Debate
If you`re worried about high blood pressure, all it takes is a few changes in your diet to get yourself back on track.
Shelley Porter, a Saint Alexius food and nutrition expert, shares some important tips for avoiding hypertension.
Learn what foods to avoid, how foods play a role in hypertension and how low you can go with your sodium intake.
Learn the ropes to D.A.S.H. Meal Planning (dietary approaches to stop hypertension).
Here are the best components to a 2,000 calorie per day diet:
6-8 Grain Servings
4-5 Vegetable Servings
4-5 Fruit Servings
2-3 Fat Free/Low Fat Milk
2-3 Fat/Oil Servings
6 oz. Or Less of Meat, Fish or Poultry
4-5 Nuts, Seeds or Legumes (per week)
5 Servings or Less of Sugars/Sweets (per week)