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Salt: A Common Cause for High Blood Pressure

Find out why too much salt can be a cause for high blood pressure and heart disease. Virtually every doctor alive will tell you that if you want to reduce your blood pressure, you need to limit the amount of salt you consume—and I’m no exception. That’s because salt promotes water retention, and…

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In a Healthy Heart Diet, Beware of Hidden Salt

Hidden salt is a huge problem in processed foods. For decades I’ve been making spaghetti sauce for family and friends. It's a mainstay in my healthy heart diet. As I prepare the sauce over the course of a day, I repeatedly taste it to make sure that I get it just right. Years ago, I noticed that the…

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Rosemary to the Rescue

…finely chopped ( or1/2 tsp dried rosemary) Combine oil and rosemary and rub lamb on both sides. Place in refrigerator for one to two hours. Remove and salt and pepper to taste. Cook on both sides over propane grill to desired doneness (at least 145 degrees). Place on clean place and garnish with sprig of…

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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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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. Mix one teaspoon of salt (I prefer Celtic sea 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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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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Cooking Healthy: Baked Winter Squash

…Baked Winter Squash Winter squash (acorn, butternut or crookneck) 1 T. light olive oil 2 T. fresh cilantro or parsley (preferably organic) Celtic sea salt and freshly ground black 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…

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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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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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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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Chicken Soup for the Lungs—A Natural Cold & Flu Treatment

…saute chopped onion and a few tablespoons of olive oil on low-ish heat until translucent. Add chopped carrots and celery until partially cooked. Add salt, pepper, a few bay leaves, a small organic chicken or chicken parts, and at least enough filtered water to cover the chicken. Bring this mixture to…

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Could Your Home Be A Cause For High Blood Pressure?

…limit your exposure to television and video games as well. Now it’s your turn: Are you living in a toxic field? You May Also Be Interested In * Does Salt Cause High Blood Pressure Levels? * Secrets to Lower Your Blood Pressure Naturally RESOURCES Virnich. Swiss Association of Building Biology/Building…

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10 Unhealthy Foods to Avoid

…Foods To (Mostly) Avoid When Eating Healthier * Hot dogs. While they might be popular with Americans, hot dogs are loaded with nitrates, nitrites, and salt. If you love hot dogs too much to avoid them, I suggest opting for nitrite-free organic hot dogs. * Deep-fried foods. While many fast food establishments…

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