Sunday, November 19, 2017

Salt of the Earth - Sodium and Plant Based Diets

Salt of the Earth - Sodium and Plant Based Diets | Video Blog


Is a plant-based diet sufficient to reach sodium goals?

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This is part of my extended series on sodium. If you missed it, please check out:

• High Blood Pressure May Be a Choice (

• Sprinkling Doubt: Taking Sodium Skeptics with a Pinch of Salt (

• The Evidence that Salt Raises Blood Pressure (

• Sodium Skeptics Try to Shake up the Salt Debate (

• Shaking the Salt Habit (

• Sodium and Arterial Function: A-Salting our Endothelium (

If you’re already cutting out processed foods and still not reaching your blood pressure goals, see my last video, Wakame Seaweed Salad May Lower Blood Pressure ( and a few others:

• Hibiscus Tea vs. Plant-Based Diets for Hypertension (

• Flax Seeds for Hypertension (

• How to Prevent High Blood Pressure with Diet (

• How to Treat High Blood Pressure with Diet (

• Oxygenating Blood With Nitrate-Rich Vegetables (

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-Michael Greger, MD FACLM

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