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.…
Unraveling Controversies in Nutrition
Trying to eat healthier? Are you conscious of your salt intake but can never get it low enough? What about fat? Is it now good to have? It seems that with nutrition, everything that was good is now bad and everything that was bad is now good. Or is it? For this podcast I’m joined…