Tag Archives: high blood pressure

Food of The Week: Parsley

21 Aug

Parsley is rich in vitamins B1, B3, B5, C, E, K, biotina, folate, calcium, iodine, potassium and zinc.

Parsley is a natural diuretic and helps control high blood pressure. It has anti-inflammatory, antioxidant and anti-cancer properties. It also is a great detoxifier and deodorizer.

You can use parley in salads and juices. It is best eaten raw and can be rubbed into the skin as an antiaging treatment and to help in insect bites.

Remember Eat Healthy, Be Happy!

Food of the Week: Banana

14 May

Bananas are one of the best sources of potassium, they are creamy, delicious and low in fat. A good source of B2, B6, C, folic acid, calcium, iodine, magnesium, copper and zinc.

Bananas are high in fiber and protective against high blood pressure, high in tryptophan, which encourages relaxation and protective against stomach ulcers.

My Parent’s Banana Oatmeal Muffins Recipe 

2 bananas mashed

1 1/4 cup oats

1/2 cup hot water

1/2 cup blueberries

8 walnuts chopped

cinnamon

Preheat oven to 395ºF (202ºC) and lightly grease muffin pan with olive or coconut oil.

With a wooden spoon mix oats, bananas, walnuts, cinnamon and water in a bowl, then add blueberries.

Fill the muffin cups with the mixture and bake for 30 minutes.

These are the healthiest muffins ever!

Remember… Eat Healthy, Be Happy!