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Dietitian Health Tip Choose foods high in potassium

Dietitian Health Tip: Choose foods high in potassium

Potassium can help to lower blood pressure. Why?

Dietitian Health Tip-Sweet potatoes are pretty sweet

Dietitian Health Tip: Sweet potatoes are pretty sweet

Sweet potatoes are pretty sweet! They make a great alternative to potatoes.

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Roasted Curry Cauliflower

Fill your plate with more cauliflower and less potato to get a similar mouth feel with less starch. This dish is high in folate & potassium and low in calories!

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Jicama Blueberry Green Salad

Jicama or “Yambean”, is a Mexican root vegetable with a waxy outer peel. When spiced, as it has been in this recipe, it tastes like an apple but less sweet.

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DASH towards a healthier you

“DASH” was initiated by the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute and is scientifically proven to reduce high blood pressure and improve heart health.

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Hearty Borscht

Beets are a nutritious root vegetable, low in calories, and high in antioxidants, folate, potasssium and dietary fibre. Try this hearty vegetable soup recipe!

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Kale with Roasted Apples & Yams

The colourful combination of yam, apple, and kale provides a rich source of potassium; vitamin K, A, C; and flavanoids. Its also great source of soluble fibre.

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Kasha Cabbage Rolls & Kasha Burgers

Buckwheat does not contain “wheat” and is gluten free. We refer to buckwheat as a whole grain, yet is it actually a fruit seed related to the rhubarb family.

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Edamame Succotash

You may have turned up your nose at this type of legume in the past, but read on about the nutritional benefits of edamame and it will make you think twice!

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Strawberries With Vanilla Yogurt Recipe

Here is a light dessert that will be a wonderful accompaniment to any meal. Strawberries are an excellent source of vitamin C, a good source of potassium, and also contain folic acid, magnesium. They are a great source of fibre too.