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Breakfasts for Lowering Blood Pressure

Whole grains, low-fat dairy products, nuts, seeds, fruits, and vegetables are all major players in the DASH diet (Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension), an eating plan developed by the National Institutes of Health and proven to lower blood pressure. We've incorporated them into these healthy breakfasts.

By Sally Kuzemchak, MS, RD

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peanut butter toast and grapes
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Peanut Butter Toast

2 slices lower-sodium whole-grain bread (such as Ezekiel) with 1 tablespoon natural peanut butter; 1 cup grapes

364 calories, 9g fat, 65mg sodium

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