8 Great Ways to Lower Blood Pressure: Sodium Aside
Focus on what you can do right now—plus try some low-sodium recipes.
1. Nosh on plenty of produce. Fruits and vegetables are low in sodium and rich in potassium, which offsets sodium’s effect on blood pressure. Potassium-packed picks: baked potatoes, baked sweet potatoes, spinach, winter squash, bananas, oranges, cantaloupe, beans and tomatoes.