It is well known that people wanting to lower their blood pressure should follow a low-salt (more accurately, low-sodium) diet regime. Here are some ways I have used successfully to keep my blood pressure in the 120/80 normal region:
1. When not cooking myself and eating out and being unable to control the amount of salt or sodium in the food I eat, what I do is have at least one meal which is mainly fruit based as many fruit have very low sodium content plus high potassium content.
Sodium and Potassium levels are in a kind of zero-sum situation with higher Potassium level being compensated with a lower Sodium level.
2. When cooking myself, by substituting salt with garlic, onions and spice, low salt dishes can be low-salt and yet tasty.
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