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Snacks 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 snacks.

By Sally Kuzemchak, MS, RD

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Do-It-Yourself Trail Mix
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Do-It-Yourself Trail Mix

Combine 1 tablespoon each dried cherries, unsalted roasted sunflower kernels, and semisweet chocolate chips

150 calories, 9g fat, 0mg sodium

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