What four letter food is associated with reduced blood pressure and body fat?
Avoiding salt isn’t the only way to improve our blood pressure, though. Blank consumption—four letters—is associated with greater nutrient intake, reduced blood pressure, lower body weight, and a smaller waist circumference—all things that most Americans could use.
Let’s fill in the blank.
Are beans the answer to America’s health problems? Beer? Beef? Beets? Dates? Corn? Chai tea? Cake consumption is probably a stretch. What about fish? Flax? Lime? Milk? Plum? Rice? Mass taco consumption? Or wine?
And the superfood answer is… Could still be beer. Bean consumption: more nutrients, and better blood pressure, weight, and waist control.
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