Hypertension (High Blood Pressure)
Are you on a low sodium diet and don’t know what to eat?
Do you know where to look for hidden sodium in foods that can increase your blood pressure?
Want flavorful foods without adding too much sodium?
It’s challenging to figure out how much sodium is too much for your body, or where it’s coming from in the foods you eat. It may feel like you’re cutting out all your favorite foods and you don’t know what is left to eat. Our dietitians will provide easy, accurate nutrition tips to manage blood pressure without sacrificing flavor. We can also help you to make progress with increasing your activity, managing stress, and improving sleep quality to reduce reliance on medications.
Tools to Manage Hypertension
Low Sodium Recipes
Finding low sodium recipes will help you manage your hypertension. Luckily, we have compiled some of our favorite recipes so they are always a click away.
Here are some of our tasty dietitian-approved low sodium recipes.
Low Sodium Recipes
Low Sodium Spice Blends
You can enjoy flavorful food without adding salt by seasoning your food with a tasty herb blend. If you buy a premade herb blend, make sure it does not have added sodium in it. If you can’t find any salt-free combinations you like, you can easily make your own! Take a look at this blog with 6 salt-free seasonings that you can easily make.
Communication with your dietitian coach is the key to successfully lowering your blood pressure. This nourishly app allows you to keep food logs, blood pressure levels, and photos of your food so your dietitian can help you meet your goals. For more information about the Nourishly app, click here.
We are here for you
Our dietitians are here to take you step by step through everything you need to know about managing your blood pressure through the food that you eat. We know that everyone is unique, so our treatment is never “one size fits all”. By working together, we can come up with a personalized plan to help you feel better while lowering your blood pressure.
Hypertensive Care in an inclusive space
Our registered dietitian nutrition experts are here to help you. We provide care for individuals of all sizes, ages, races, ethnicities, genders and those in the LGBTQ community who need support from providers in a compassionate, non-judgmental space.
Three Tips to Manage Your Blood Pressure
Adding Fruits and Veggies can help manage many chronic conditions like Sarcoidosis and Hypertension. Watch our dietitian Dana Magee on Laurel TV giving tips on how to consume more fruits and vegetables..
Dana Magee, RD, LD, CLT give nutrition tips in this video.
Hypertension Blog Posts
Fiber: How much do you need and how much fiber is too much? Fiber. We need it. Many of us don't get enough of it. So how much do you need? This can certainly vary from person to person, and some health concerns require more or less fiber. And there is also such thing...
What are good low sodium snacks to eat if I have high blood pressure? Sodium. We’ve all heard about it. Packaged foods, convenience foods, restaurant foods, snack foods, sauces and condiments…can all be significant sources of sodium. Does that mean cutting it out of...
Types of Vegetarians and Recipes to Incorporate into your Plant-Based Lifestyle Are you currently a vegan or vegetarian or considering eating less animal protein? If so, this blog about vegetarian and vegan diets is for you! There are a number of questions out...