In the last two issues, we saw the importance of understanding blood pressure as an indicator of sodium-potassium balance and importance of magnesium to modulate fluid balances between cells and extra cellular spaces by the ATPase enzyme system.
By choosing organic foods and juices to balance the sodium-potassium ratio and more whole grains and organic greens for magnesium, we also get the benefit of rainbow color antioxidants in fruits and veggies, a great bonus for trusting God’s ways of life that bless 37.2 trillion cells.
Now let’s get specific about foods, herbs and supplements to help control blood pressure. Of course, check with your doctor before taking supplements, vitamins, herbal remedies, especially if under medical care for any condition.
• Fish oil — may be the most researched option for blood pressure control and overall health due to the omega 3 fatty acids and DHA and EPA (short for Docosahexaenoic acid and Eicosapentaenoic acid).
• Water – drinking more water may seem to work against the “water pill” idea and diuretics to lower blood volume, but water is a major key to both blood pressure control and cell hydration because more of it helps lower sodium and water of course is the universal cleanser. Natural spring or reverse osmosis water s ...