Controlled Carbohydrate Nutrition is committed to providing accurate
and concise information regarding the benefits and uses of a controlled
carbohydrate lifestyle based on the
Atkins Nutritional Approach.
Information is geared to the consumer and healthcare provider for weight
loss, weight maintenance, and prevention or treatment of the many
conditions influenced by diet and lifestyle.
By assisting people to understand the value of controlling both the
quality and quantity of carbohydrate foods, our goal is to positively
impact the lives and health of people of all ages.
May 2013 A common
strategy for addressing high blood pressure is to cut salt intake.
This is somewhat controversial, since it works for some with
hypertension but not everyone and may have a downside. Potassium is
often the overlooked nutrient. A recent Cochrane review reported
that the addition of potassium resulted in lower blood pressure and
a lower incidence of stroke. Good low carb sources of potassium are
fish, avocado and leafy green vegetables. Potassium is also
available by prescription.
insulin levels with a proper level of carb restriction is very
effective at lowering high blood pressure. Also a very good idea is
to lose that excess body fat.