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Healthy Choices: Garlic can help lower blood pressure

Practice Nurse Lesley Dobson takes the blood pressure of the new chief executive of NHS, Simon Stevens at Consett Medical Centre in County Durham on April 1, 2014 in Consett, England.
Practice Nurse Lesley Dobson takes the blood pressure of the new chief executive of NHS, Simon Stevens at Consett Medical Centre in County Durham on April 1, 2014 in Consett, England.
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Healthy living begins with making healthy choices, selecting healthy foods, preparing healthy meals and consuming correct portion sizes.

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Make healthy choices, enjoy eating garlic. According to Holistic Nutritionist Karen Roth, "Studies have shown that garlic can help lower your blood pressure levels, triglyceride levels while actually elevating your healthy beneficial HDL levels." watch the entire video "Health Benefits of Garlic"

So the next time you are shopping in the supermarket purchase fresh garlic and prepare healthy meals. Find recipes that contain garlic online or in cookbooks.

If you need assistance with preparing healthy meals contact a dietitian or weight loss center in your area. Healthy Eating + Exercise = Weight Loss

Make healthy choices! Garlic consumption is not for everyone because it interacts with certain medications. Be safe, avoid eating foods that interact with your medication.

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