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Dr White warns: Watch out for your “salt tooth” when you have elevated blood pressure

by , 26 May 2014

You're probably fully aware of what a sweet tooth is, but did you know there's such a thing as a salt tooth?

Dr White, current president of the American Society of Hypertension (ASH), says the latest research suggests if you suffer from elevated blood pressure you tend to be “salt-seeking.” And it's this that might be preventing you from getting your blood pressure under control!

This new research is important, as it also suggests an alternative for the one in three adults who suffer from elevated blood pressure levels!

Keep reading to discover how you can overcome your salt tooth and naturally lower your blood pressure by changing your diet.

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Swap salt for these healthier alternatives if you have elevated blood pressure 

You can lower your blood pressure by as much as 20% if you use salt alternatives in your cooking and eliminate obviously salty foods from your diet, says bloopressureuk.org.
 
Your first step to lowering your salt intake is to throw away all the salt in your kitchen. Don’t even add that tiny pinch of salt to your food anymore!
 
Instead, use these full-of-flavour alternatives:
 
·         Fresh or dried herbs like parsley, rosemary, basil, oreganum and celery.
·         Use onions as a flavour enhancer.
·         Add chilli or paprika to your food for added flavour and heat.
·         Use fresh garlic or dried garlic flakes.
·         Add a splash of vinegar or lemon juice.
·         Red and white wine are great flavour enhancers as are ciders and beer.
·         Mixed spices – but check their salt content before you buy.
·         Freshly ground black pepper.
 
As you can see, the combinations are endless and you won’t even miss your salt with these flavour-enhancers! Start mixing them up in your food today to naturally lower your blood pressure.
 
PS: Foods that lower your blood pressure like drugs
 
Did you know that a simple, natural way to lower your blood pressure is to eat more celery, garlic and onions?
 
That drinking green tea exerts a blood pressure-lowering affect that could have you feeling better 30 minutes later.
 
And, adding cayenne pepper to your food – a powerful vasodilator – helps expand your blood vessels and improves your blood flow thus naturally lowering your blood pressure.
 
Learn about these and nine natural blood pressure-lowering solutions and feel healthier and more relaxed than you have in years.

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