Review: Blood Pressure Down: The 10-Step Plan to Lower Your Blood Pressure in 4 Weeks–Without Prescription Drugs

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Author Bio
Janet Bond Brill, Ph.D., R.D., LDN, 
author of Blood Pressure Down: The 10-Step Plan to Lower Your Blood Pressure in 4 Weeks — Without Prescription Drugs, is a nationally recognized expert in cardiovascular disease prevention and the author of Cholesterol Down and Prevent a Second Heart Attack. She has been a nutritionist in private practice for many years.

For more information please visit http://www.drjanet.com

 

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My Review

High blood pressure is a serious matter.  I’m in my late 40′s and I don’t have an issue with it, but if I did, you can be sure that I would take every step possible to control it with my diet.  I don’t always eat or crave the best food for me, but I do make an effort to eat healthy food a good part of the time.

I was excited to review this book so that I can learn how to make better food choices for me and my family.  Dr. Janet thoroughly explains high blood pressure and does it in a way we can all understand.

There are many helpful lists/charts such as:

  • Supermarket Salt Shockers
  • Ten Surprisingly Simple Tips for Cutting Back on Your Intake of Salt
  • Potassium Power Foods
  • Ten Tips for Adding Potassium Into Your Day
  • Magnesium Power Foods
  • Calcium Power Foods
  • Ten Simple Stress-Busters
  • Sample of Meal and Exercise Plan

There are also healthy recipes in the back of the book.

Since this book arrived, I go back to the lists (above) when making my grocery shopping list.  I feel inspired to buy more foods rich in potassium, calcium, and magnesium and eliminate the higher sodium junk that can creep into my diet.  I honestly love the way I feel when I eat better and it really does help you shed those unwanted pounds.  Ultimately, I want a healthy and fit family, so I’m grateful for the tips and strategies in this book.

Dr. Janet let me share one of her recipes with you!  I made this guacamole last week and Dave and I enjoyed it with baby carrots and Pita chips!
 

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You can find Blood Pressure Down: The 10-Step Plan to Lower Your Blood Pressure in 4 Weeks — Without Prescription Drugs at Amazon.com.
 

 
Disclosure: I received a copy of Dr. Janet’s book. The comments in this post are 100% my own.



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Comments

  1. says

    That recipe sounds great Jane. I see it’s got a little kick to it! Thankfully, my bp is good for now. I am concerned about the excess sugar that I crave! Sounds like a great book with some healthy recipes.

  2. says

    Many of us do not know what our blood pressure reading is or how we can bring down our blood pressure to normal levels. Nutritionist and Award-Winning Author of “Cholesterol Down,” Dr Janet Brill will guide listeners on what a normal blood pressure is and discuss the findings of her upcoming book ” Blood Pressure Down : The 10-step program to lower your blood pressure in 4 weeks-without prescription drugs” in a series of radio shows starting with BlogTalkRadio’s Grilliant Ideas Radio Show w/ Grilliant’s Foodie Friends on April 20th at 9:00 am EST.

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