Potassium: The overlooked nutrient that reduces blood pressure
If you’re looking to lower, or prevent, high blood pressure, you might want to add more potassium-rich foods to your diet. Increasing potassium may be as good if not better, than limiting salt intake. And eating more of something is always easier than eating less of something. What is blood pressure? Blood pressure is a…
Is salt really that bad for you?
Probably the first thing people think of when they hear the words high blood pressure is salt. From health professionals to health organizations, we’ve been told to watch our salt intake for better health. And in particular, to reduce sodium. But is salt really that bad for you? Sodium and blood pressure are definitely related.…
The Benefits of Saunas and Hot Baths
Settling into a hot bath or sauna is a great way to unwind at the end of the day. That warmth around your body provides a comforting feeling and an indulgence you might not have thought anything of. But beyond personal hygiene and relaxation, hot baths or saunas can benefit you more than you think.…