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How can magnesium help prevent high blood pressure?

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A diet low in magnesium may make your blood pressure rise. But doctors don't recommend taking extra magnesium to help prevent high blood pressure. You get enough of this nutrients from a healthy diet. Magnesium is found in whole grains, green leafy vegetables, nuts, seeds, and dry peas and beans.

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American Heart Association: “Exercise and Fitness.”

American College of Sports Medicine/American Heart Association: “Physical Activity and Public Health: Updated Recommendation for Adults.”

Reviewed by Suzanne R. Steinbaum on July 6, 2019

Sources:

American Heart Association: “Exercise and Fitness.”

American College of Sports Medicine/American Heart Association: “Physical Activity and Public Health: Updated Recommendation for Adults.”

Reviewed by Suzanne R. Steinbaum on July 6, 2019

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