Eat More Dark Chocolate and Lower Your Blood Pressure!

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You probably already know that a diet low in sodium and rich in foods containing potassium, calcium and magnesium—referred to as the DASH diet—may help prevent or help normalize high blood pressure. But are there specific foods—not supplements or individual nutrients—that can have a helpful effect? The good folks at UC Berkeley Wellness have put together a great list of specific foods that can help lower your blood pressure. The good news? Dark chocolate is on the list! Unfortunately so are beets. But tasty foods like raisins and olive oil made the list, as did pistachios, pomegranates, and whole grains. Read the full article here.

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