Lower Your Blood Pressure Naturally: Step 7

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This page is a companion to Step 7 of our book – Lower Your Blood Pressure Naturally – The Complete 9 Step Guide – out now for just $27 / £17


Get Fruity, Go Nutty


Nutrition facts for fruit

For fruits: US Food and Drug Administration Nutrition Facts

A good source of information about fruits and health and diet in general, and information about specific fruits and nutrients: Raw Foods Diet Center – Fruits



The UK National Health Service has useful tips on eating fruit and vegetables:
UK NHS Five a Day

The US government guidelines offer useful tips on eating fruit:
Choose my plate – fruit tips

This website is a great source of useful tips on eating more fruits and vegetables, nutrition facts etc. Fruits and Veggies – More Matters


If you want more ways to eat bananas, have a look at this article: you can make banana soup and banana martini… (but try to resist the many banana-based sugary fatty desserts)
100 things to do with a banana


Buying and storing fruit

Go organic

Pesticide loads in vegetables

The US-based Environmental Working Group (EWG)  maintains a list of the fruits and vegetables likely to contain the most pesticides and the least. This is updated each year. You can view it online and also get it as a pdf file, or an app so you can consult it when you’re out shopping.

EWG – produce and pesticides

Organic food labelling and standards

US Department of Agriculture National Organic Program – Consumer Information

This website has great information on organic food, including labelling issues.


Storing Fruits

You can download a handy one-page at-a-glance guide to how best to store different kinds of fruits and vegetables:

Storing fruits and veggies


Nuts and Seeds

For more ideas of incorporating nuts and seeds into your diet:

This University of California website contains information on food safety regarding nuts and the history and nutritional values of popular nuts. At the bottom, there’s a further list of links for recipes including nuts:
UC Davis Nuts and Food Safety


If there are other websites, resources or products you’ve found useful and you think would be useful to others, please email them to us and we’ll include them:


NOTE: We’ve supplied Amazon links to those products that may be a little trickier to find, as Amazon is popular and convenient to use. However, Amazon aren’t known to be the most ethical company (we do not endorse them ourselves) so we recommend buying your healthy products in your local shops if you can!


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