8 Great Ways to Lower Blood Pressure: Sodium Aside

By EatingWell Editors

Focus on what you can do right now—plus try some low-sodium recipes.

2. Enhance meals with healthy fats. Substituting some carbohydrates in your diet with sources of healthy fats helps control blood pressure, according to a recent study. Remember to swap, and not add, them in. Think: Nuts instead of croutons—not both—on your salad.

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