Dietitian Health Tip Choose foods high in potassium

Dietitian Health Tip: Choose foods high in potassium

Potassium can help to lower blood pressure.

Pink Grapefruit

Why? Because potassium helps to lessen the effects of sodium.

Choose foods high in potassium such as tomatoes, melons, low fat dairy, kiwi, grapefruit and sweet potato.

Potassium should be considered as only a portion of your nutrition plan. Cholesterol, sodium, fibre, protein, fat as well as essential dietary minerals must also be balanced to maintain healthy blood pressure. Copeman Healthcare Registered Dietitians often recommend the D.A.S.H. diet.

Read more here or consult your Dietitian for a personalized plan that suits your individual needs.