It’s hard for people to change the way they cook, season their food differently, pick low-salt foods off the supermarket shelves and accept a less salty taste.
Now there is a simple and effective solution: potassium-enriched salt. It can be used just like regular salt and most people don’t notice any important difference in taste.
Patients’ blood sugar levels, blood pressure and weight improved.
Each sessions consisted of four two-minute bouts of isometric exercises–such as doing planks or wallsits–with a one-to-four minute rest period between each. The resulting blood pressure reduction was comparable to that seen in people taking standard blood pressure medication.
POTS or “postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome” is a poorly recognised condition we’ve been hearing more about recently. Before COVID, this debilitating condition was not widely talked about. But during the pandemic, we’ve been learning about the strong similarities with long COVID.
Nearly half of Americans ages 20 years and up – or more than 122 million people – have high blood pressure. And even if your numbers are normal right now, they are likely to increase as you age; more than three-quarters of Americans age 65 and older have high blood pressure.
Salt is a chemical compound made of sodium and chloride, and this is the main form in which we consume it in our diet. Of these two elements, it’s the sodium we need to worry about.
About 70% of the sodium you eat comes from processed (packaged) foods and restaurant foods.
A gradual decrease in salt intake across the whole population remains an achievable, affordable, and effective strategy to prevent premature death worldwide.
Many are surprised to learn which foods are on the list because the foods do not always taste salty.
People who followed the Mediterranean of diet had 25 percent less risk of developing cardiovascular disease over the course of 12 years.
Can we reduce the salt in our diet yet keep all the delicious flavours we crave? This is a problem the food industry has been working on for years.
High blood pressure starts at much lower pressures than previously thought, so it’s important to start paying attention to your blood pressure early.