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.

5. Learn to love legumes. Beans, nuts and seeds are rich in magnesium, which contributes to maintaining healthy blood pressure. Aim for 4 to 5 servings (1/2 cup of beans or 1 ounce of nuts/seeds) a week.

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