Dr. Oz: 3 Easy Ways to Protect Your Heart
Follow these steps to keep your ticker ticking.
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Load Up on Magnesium
Nearly half of Americans don't get their daily requirement of magnesium (about 265 milligrams for women). Yet one study found that, combined with lifestyle changes, a diet high in magnesium—which helps relax blood vessels—may lower blood pressure by five points in individuals with mild hypertension. Two good sources of the mineral: cooked spinach and pumpkin seeds.