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Learn about how to eat for high blood pressure with articles, meal plans and recipes from EatingWell's food and nutrition experts.

Signs You're Not Getting Enough Potassium and What to Do About It

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Potassium is known for its healthy abundance in foods like bananas, but many people don't realize just how significant a mineral it is for many critical body functions.

Natural Ways to Lower Blood Pressure

One in three American adults has high blood pressure. High blood pressure occurs when the vessels that carry blood are put under more pressure than they should be. This makes the heart work harder and adds persistent wear and tear to blood vessels—putting those with hypertension (the medical term for blood pressure that's 140/90 and above) at risk for serious health problems, such as heart attacks, heart disease, stroke, kidney disease and cognitive issues.