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In a Healthy Heart Diet Beware of Hidden Salt

…was, a cardiologist as well as a holistic health practitioner, and I hadn’t made the connection. Excess salt contributes to water retention, and that was my problem. Of course, too much salt also makes it difficult to control high blood pressure and contributes toward a myriad of other heart risk…

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How Salt Causes High Blood Pressure

salt. Here I was, a cardiologist, and I hadn’t made the connection. Excess salt contributes to water retention and that was my problem. Of course, too much salt also contributes to high blood pressure. I quickly changed my ways. The average adult consumes the equivalent of nearly two teaspoons of salt

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Beware of Salt and Elevated Blood Pressure Levels

salt) and found himself in the hospital emergency room the next day. He was in a hypertensive crisis and suffering with acute heart failure. His heart just couldn’t handle the large amount of salt he had consumed. His was an extraordinary situation, but it underscores the need to be careful with salt

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Four Things You May Not Know About Salt Consumption

…of the dangers associated with salt. As any decent doctor or holistic practitioner will tell you, having too much salt in your system can make it difficult for you to maintain healthy blood pressure levels, as well as healthy cholesterol levels. In fact, too much salt can severely compromise your overall…

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Eliminating Hidden Salt Helps Control High Blood Pressure

…talk specifically about salt. Most people think they’re doing a good job cutting down on their salt intake simply by sitting down for a meal and not reaching for the salt shaker. Unfortunately, that’s not the case. What you eat is just as important. The majority of salt we consume is hidden in the…

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A Heart-Healthy Diet Plan Should Include Organic Foods

…agricultural ingredients, not including water and salt. There cannot be any added sulfites, except for sulfur dioxides used in wine. * Organic. At least 95 percent of the product’s ingredients must be organic, not including added water and salt. The remaining 5 percent can be non-organically produced…

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Heart Healthy Eating: Cooking Brussels Sprouts

…Cooking Brussels Sprouts * Organic Brussels sprouts (a few handfuls) * One clove of garlic, chopped * 3-4 Tbsp. extra virgin olive oil * Celtic sea salt and ground black pepper to taste * Organic butter * Cilantro or parsley to garnish 1. Wash Brussels sprouts, remove outer leaves and stems, and cut…

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Cooking Healthy: Peppered Rosemary Chicken

…2 T. extra virgin olive oil * Sea salt to taste (I like the Himalayan variety.) Prepare a rub by combining the rosemary, garlic, ground pepper, and sea salt in a small bowl and set aside. Remove wrapping and internal contents of chicken. Scrub chicken with sea salt, and rinse under running cold water—patting…

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Healthy Heart Diet Recipe: Chicken Provençale

….) can diced peeled tomatoes (or, for less salt, dice fresh tomatoes) * 1 tsp. grated orange zest * 2 tsp. dried oregano * 2 tsp. dried basil * 2 bay leaves * ½ tsp. paprika * ½ tsp. ground black pepper * 4 boneless skinless chicken breast halves * Salt and pepper to taste Heat 2 Tbsp. oil in heavy…

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Aftermath of Japan: How to Protect Against Radiation

…from fruit, nuts and seeds, fish, and poultry. * A sea salt and soda bath neutralizes radiation exposure from X-rays, fallout, nuclear plant emissions, and plane travel. Draw a bathtub full of medium-hot water and add 2 C. baking soda and 2 C. salt. Soak for about 20 minutes or until the water cools. If…

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Protect From Exposure to Radiation

…emissions and even airplane travel, there’s a simple formula. * Draw a bathtub full of medium hot water. * Add 2 cups of baking soda and 2 cups of sea salt. * Soak for about 20 minutes or until the water cools. To sustain peak therapeutic effects, don’t shower after this bath. Ann Louise also suggests…

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6 Ways to Get Natural Allergy Relief

…unwanted side effects. Fortunately You Can Get Natural Allergy Relief 1. Allergy help can be as simple as a thimbleful of Sea salt (I prefer Celtic Sea Salt). Mix one teaspoon of salt into a sink full of warm water, immerse your hands and face in the water, and blink several times. This will clean the pollen…

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Healthy Heart Nutrition: Winning Waldorf Salmon Salad

…yogurt 1 tablespoon lemon juice ¼ tsp. pepper ¼ tsp. dried thyme ½ tsp. salt 1 stalk celery, diced 1 large apple, chopped ½ cup walnuts, chopped For dressing, blend mayonnaise, yogurt, lemon juice, pepper, thyme, and salt in a small bowl. In a separate bowl, combine salmon, celery, apples, and walnuts…

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5 Heart Healthy Recipes for Cooking Healthy With Vegetables

…cauliflower or turnips into quarter-inch pieces. Place in a single layer in lined pan, spray with olive oil, sprinkle with garlic or Italian seasoning, salt and pepper, and roast for 20 minutes at 400 degrees F. Sprinkle lightly with parmesan cheese before serving. Heart Healthy Recipe #2: Pan-fry bite-sized…

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Are Airport Security Scanners Safe?

…Drink a detoxifying juice to help your body purge itself of stored toxins. * Take a sea salt and soda bath to neutralize toxins. Draw a tub full of medium-hot water and add 2 cups each of baking soda and sea salt. Soak for about 20 minutes, or until the water cools. * Use an infrared sauna. As far infrared…

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Heart Healthy Grilled Watermelon Salad

…squares seedless watermelon cut into pie-shape wedges or chunks 1/8 cup balsamic vinegar 3/8 cup extra virgin olive oil Sprinkle of kosher or sea salt to taste A pinch to ¼ tsp fresh ground pepper to taste 2 cups mixed greens 1 cup crumbled ricotta, feta and/or goat cheese 1/8 cup lemon juice Lime…

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Cooking Healthy: Baked Winter Squash

…parsley Salt and pepper to taste Preheat oven to 350°F. Cut squash in half and place cut side down in one inch of water in a glass baking dish. Bake for 30 minutes, or until soft. Scoop out squash halves, discarding the seeds and place it in a bowl. Mash the squash, adding the olive oil and salt and pepper…

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Easy Apple Recipes

…enjoy! For those of you who like to bake, give this recipe a try! No Crust Apple Pie 4–5 apples, peeled and sliced 1 tablespoon cinnamon 1 stick no-salt butter ½ cup brown sugar ½ cup erythritol 1 cup flour 1 egg, slightly beaten ½ cup walnuts, chopped (optional) Preheat oven to 350°. Place apples…

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