Dr. Julian Whitaker, host of Healthy Talk Radio, has said that "drugs for high blood pressure overwork the kidneys. This does lower blood pressure, but eventually leads to kidney failure." He recommends minerals for lowering blood pressure. Considering our depleted soil, this really makes sense. Now Colloidal Minerals is a unique source of highly absorbable, water-soluble minerals and trace elements derived from prehistoric plant deposits. This Now product is screened for heavy metals. It contains dozens of minerals and trace minerals, not just a few, like a regular supplement. The link below will lead to both plain and raspberry flavors of Now Foods Colloidal Minerals, 32 fl oz, at iHerb.com.
Herbalist Wendy Wilson, host of Herb Talk Live, read from a 2006 study done by the National Academy of Sciences. "If we are exposed to herbicide agents, it creates hypertension." She said, "Courtesy of Monsanto, we are eating foods spliced with herbicides' DNA." She suggested avoiding GMO foods and pesticides by buying organic.
The Mediterranean Diet and 30 minutes of walking a day has been recommended by Gary Null. Foods for this diet are listed in this posting:
See my January 28, 2005, posting - How to Listen to The Debra Ray Show, Healthy Talk Radio. Debra Ray's radio and streaming audio health show has been bringing researched health information to listeners since 1982.
See my July 02, 2005, posting - Gout Relief! & How to Listen to Herb Talk Live.