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Dinners 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 dinners.

By Sally Kuzemchak, MS, RD

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Turkey Burger & Sweet Fries

Turkey burger made from 3 ounces 90% lean ground turkey on a whole wheat hamburger bun, topped with lettuce and tomato; sweet potato fries (slice 1 medium sweet potato, toss in 2 teaspoons olive oil and bake until brown)

430 calories, 19g fat, 330mg sodium

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