Your Health : Eating Spinach helps Lower your Blood Pressure

When it comes to lowering your blood pressure, spinach is one of the vegetables you should eat often. Just one cup of spinach everyday will do wonders to your body while maintaining blood sugar level.

Fresh Organic Spinach from Haiti
Fresh Organic Spinach from Haiti

Leafy greens vegetables like spinach, romaine lettuce and collard greens are high in potassium.

Potassium is a mineral and an electrolyte that helps your kidneys get rid of more sodium in your body through your urine. This in turn lowers your blood pressure.

I talk about spinach (or zepina in Haitian Creole) here because it is a vegetale that is available in great quantities in Haiti.

spinach is high in fiber and it is low in calories. Besides its high potassium content, spinach also contains folate and magnesium, other key ingredients to help lower and maintain your blood pressure.

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Haiti Sante says...

Pour réduire votre tension artérielle, les épinards sont l'un des légumes que vous devriez manger souvent.

Une tasse d'épinards par jour fera des merveilles pour votre corps tout en maintenant votre taux de sucre dans le sang.

Les légumes verts à feuilles comme les épinards, la laitue romaine et le chou vert sont riches en potassium.

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