Your diet plays an important role in blood pressure regulation. While most of us know we should limit our sodium intake, we should also eat foods rich in potassium, calcium and magnesium. Eating a wide-ranging diet filled with fruits and vegetables can also help lower blood pressure by providing fiber, nitrates, and unique plant nutrients.
A high-nutrient diet is by far the most effective method of reducing cholesterol while avoiding side effects. A dietary intervention study using Dr Fuhrman's recommended eating style found that LDL cholesterol was reduced by 33% in just 6 weeks