3 Recipes for Blood Pressure Management

By rocky


High blood pressure is a serious condition that affects nearly 1 in 3 adults in America. Although there is no magic cure, a healthy diet and lifestyle can certainly help. By eating right and exercising, you can reduce your blood pressure and slash your risk for heart disease and stroke. Here are three high blood pressure diet recipes that are delicious and easy to make!

Breakfast: Berry-Almond Smoothie Bowl

Ingredients:

  • cup frozen raspberries
  • cup frozen sliced banana
  • cup plain unsweetened almond milk
  • teaspoon ground cardamom
  • teaspoon vanilla extract
  • cup blueberries
  • 1 tablespoon unsweetened coconut flakes
  • 5 tablespoons sliced almonds, divided
  • teaspoon ground cinnamon

Directions:

  1. Blend raspberries, banana, almond milk, 3 tablespoons almonds, cinnamon, cardamom, and vanilla in a…
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10 Ways to Boost Your Mood

By Erin Knobler

Spring is the best time to get your mood right! The cold weather is coming to an end and the days are filling with sunlight. If you’re battling the winter blues or just stuck in a rut, try one of these mood-boosting activities. They’ll not only give you an instant pick-me-up, but they are easy and free!

  1. Do a good deed. Volunteer at a community event or donate some clothes. You’ll be…
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5 Chair Exercises for a Total-Body Workout

By Erin Knobler

You don’t have to scale a mountain or run a marathon to get exercise. In fact, you can workout from the comfort of a chair! Chair exercises are a great way to tone muscles and increase flexibility without straining your body.

Chair exercises are perfect for seniors or older adults with mobility and balance issues, those recovering from an injury, surgery, or anyone who’s looking to take it slow.…

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Five Vitamins Everyone Should Take

By Erin Knobler

Over 90% of Americans have a vitamin deficiency and aren’t getting the nutrients they need from their diet alone. In order to meet your daily vitamin and mineral intake, you might want to consider taking supplements.

Not sure what you should be taking? Here’s a quick rundown of the most commonly needed vitamins and what they do for your body.*

Multivitamin
If you take only one vitamin a day,…

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