A compound that seems to protect people from the development of hypertension. Supplements of potassium don’t work well according to research, but foods that contain them do. These are:
|Spinach Spinach is rich in magnesium and folate which can help prevent high blood pressure and cardiovascular disease.
|Sunflower SeedsRich in potassium, magnesium and healthy plant fats, sunflower seeds can help reduce cholesterol levels, opening up blood vessels and promoting healthy blood pressure.
|BananasBananas contain loads of potassium and fiber.
|Healthy Fats Flaxseeds rich in omega-3 fatty acids, a healthy balancing technique to the overload of omega-6 and omega-9 fatty acids that are overly prevalent in processed foods, fast and convenient foods and much of the western diet.
|GarlicResearch on the health benefits of garlic is finding more and more miraculous effects. Among them, garlic seems to help thin the blood, prevent the blockage in blood vessels, and so lower blood pressure.
|Tomatoes Tomatoes are loaded with calcium, potassium, vitamins A, C and E and lycopene. Compounds in tomatoes can lower cholesterol buildup in blood vessels and combat the development of hypertension in a variety of ways. Lycopene, one of the tomato’s most useful compounds, is activated by heat, so add tomatoes to your next chili or stew.
|Broccoli Broccoli has been found to have a whole host of beneficial health effects including high amounts of potassium and chromium that help regulate blood sugar levels and weight, both related to high blood pressure.
|MelonMelon is rich in potassium. Cantaloupe and watermelon are especially rich sources.
Throughout this process, we include the use of IMMUNOClean™ as a vital component towards the success of one’s health. Before beginning any program, be sure you have consulted your DBM Physician / Practitioner.
Browse through these related links for more information:
- Whole Food Plant Based Plate
- The Four Food Groups
- Eat From The Rainbow
- DBM Food Pyramid
- Foods to Exclude from Your Diet – Therapies – Nutrition Therapy
- Nutrition for Life: Natural Sources: Potassium
Warning: do not undergo any program if you are pregnant, without first consulting your DBM Physician / Primary Care Physician