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Blood Pressure Diet

Avoiding sodium is something people with hypertension know all too well to help keep their pressure low. But did you know that foods that are high in calcium, magnesium, and potassium also help to control blood pressure?

Add these 6 foods to your diet to help keep your blood pressure low.

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A great addition to your morning health shake, fat- free yogurt contains 49% of the calcium, 12% of the magnesium, and 18% of the potassium you need every day.

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Kiwi’s are great to add to a mid day snack, and they also contain 2% of the calcium, 7% of the magnesium, and 9% of the potassium you need every day.

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Ground provisions should be in everyone’s daily food quota, especially the sweet potato, it has got numerous health benefits and also contains about 4% of the calcium, 8% of the magnesium, and 15% of the potassium you need every day.

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One of the good fats, half of an avocado provides 1% of the calcium, 5% of the magnesium, and 10% of the potassium you need daily.

Broccoli

Screen Shot 2016-03-06 at 10.12.31This simple vegetable contains a whopping 6% of the calcium, 8% of the magnesium, and 14% of the potassium you need every day. So make sure you’re adding this delight to your streamed veg at night.

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The banana seems to be an all in one, great for breakfast, mid day snack, even to add to your dessert after dinner, the banana contains 1% of the calcium, 8% of the magnesium, and 12% of the potassium you need daily.

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