High Blood Pressure Quick Tips (Page 9)

Green Up Your Diet

8. Green Up Your Diet

Low levels of magnesium in the body are associated with vasoconstriction—tightening of the arteries—making a smaller passageway for blood to flow and, subsequently, increasing blood pressure. Leafy greens, whole grains, a wide assortment of beans and halibut are great sources of magnesium. Go to EatingWell's advanced healthy recipes search for some delicious halibut recipes and some leafy green, whole-grain or bean ideas.

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