Tagged: blood pressure

From Nutrition Professor Joan Salge Blake:

Got High Blood Pressure? Eat a Sweet Potato. According the latest report just released by the 2010 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee, most Americans are falling short of their daily potassium needs, which could be wrecking havoc their blood pressure.  Over 55% of Americans have high blood pressure or are on their way to getting high […]

From Nutrition Professor Joan Salge Blake:

“A recent study in the American Journal of Heath Promotion estimates that 1.5 million cases of high blood pressure could be eliminated and over $2 billion in health care costs could be save annually if Americans would reduce their daily intake by a mere 400 milligrams (mg) of sodium. Americans are consuming over 3,000 mg […]