Thursday, February 4, 2016

9 Diet Tips for Diabetes and High Blood Pressure

Two out of three people with diabetes also have high blood pressure. 

Keeping your diet in check by counting carbs, limiting sugar, eating less salt is key. You can still eat well and manage your conditions with these easy tips. 

Use Spices and Herbs to Pump Up the Flavor 

1. Get zesty 

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Instead of reaching for the saltshaker, flavor food with citrus zest, garlic, rosemary, ginger, jalapeno peppers, oregano, or cumin.

Since you have high blood pressure, you should get no more than 1,500 milligrams of sodium per day. That's less than a teaspoon. 

Continue reading, and find more diet tips at WebMD 

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