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The safest way to lower blood pressure

Over 100 million American adults have high blood pressure. That’s nearly half. Today I talk about the safest way to help lower your blood pressure. It all starts with your mouth.

Welcome to Dr. Devin’s Wellness Wednesday Workshop where my goal is to help you maintain or improve your active lifestyle.

Foods to eat more of to help lower blood pressure:

  1. Coconut, olive, and avocado oils
  2. Fish or grass fed meat
  3. Nuts
    1. No peanuts
    2. Walnuts, almonds, and hazelnuts
  4. Garlic
  5. Herbs
    1. Basil, thyme, oregano, cinnamon, curcumin, and chili pepper
  6. Fruits
    1. Apples, blueberries, cherries, pineapple, raspberries, and strawberries
    2. They are also full of free radicals which helps your body fight cellular damage
  7. Vegetables
    1. Especially green leafy and onions
  8. Dark chocolate
    1. 70% or more with no added sugars
  9. Beans
  10. Green tea
  11. Avocados
  12. High fiber foods
    1. Pears, strawberries, avocados, apples, raspberries, bananas, carrots, beets, broccoli, artichokes, Brussels sprouts, lentils, kidney beans split peas chickpeas, quinoa, oats, popcorn, almonds, chia seeds
  13. Young Living Essential Oils
    1. Oregano, thyme, black pepper

Foods to eat less or eliminate of to help lower blood pressure:

  1. Sugar
    1. All types
  2. Fried foods
  3. Vegetable oil
  4. Refined flour
  5. Dairy
  6. Artificial sweeteners
  7. Artificial additives
  8. Saturated fats
  9. Grain fed meat
  10. Processed meat
  11. Store bought bread
  12. Alcohol
  13. Trans fats
  14. Fast foods
  15. GMO

To learn more about this topic, check out my 24th and 25th Wellness Wednesday Workshops.

Previous videos in this series:

  1. 3 exercise tips to lose belly fat

Here’s the links to our previous series called 2021 – The Year of Health

  1. Intro
  2. How to improve your posture in 1 easy step
  3. The 5 best exercises to start your day
  4. My 4 steps to better sleep
  5. Put your phone down or pick it way up
  6. It’s spine o’clock somewhere
  7. Diets don’t work, habits do work
  8. It’s all about that cardio
  9. Be there or be square

Join us next time so we can continue helping you maintain or improve your active lifestyle. Until then, contact me at 704-827-6560 or chiro@atkinsonfamilychiro.com

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