Potassium can help to lower blood pressure. Why?
Sweet potatoes are pretty sweet! They make a great alternative to potatoes.
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!
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.
“DASH” was initiated by the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute and is scientifically proven to reduce high blood pressure and improve heart health.
Beets are a nutritious root vegetable, low in calories, and high in antioxidants, folate, potasssium and dietary fibre. Try this hearty vegetable soup recipe!
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.
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.
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!
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.