Blood pressure is affected by many dietary and behavioral components such as adiposity, sodium intake, potassium intake, alcohol consumption, and toxic burden.
It’s no secret that vegetables are an important part of a healthy diet. Most of us could use a few more vegetables in our day. In fact, the CDC (Center for Disease Control) tells us only 1 out of 10 adults consume the recommended amount of vegetables. This is causing a lack of vitamins, minerals, and fiber in the diet which can create an increased risk for cardiovascular disease, diabetes, cancers, and obesity. Functional nutrition requires a daily effort of increased vegetable intake for disease prevention and reversal. The problem can be squeezing all those vegetables into one day. And sometimes we just need some new ideas to help us. This newsletter is dedicated to just that, recipes! Recipes that will make all those vegetable servings fit into your day!
Sensationalized articles about the dangers of supplements are a growing trend on the internet. Find out why nutritional supplements receive so much negative press compared to their more intrusive pharmaceutical alternatives, and learn about how we are thriving despite this.