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Old 02-06-2012, 10:50 AM   #61
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After nine days of lower sodium, and higher potassium, I have seen no change in my blood pressure. If something were going to happen, I think it would have happened by now, right?
Based on an email from HaHa, I realized that I really hadn't increased my potassium by that much. I started eating a lot of spinach, and also taking a magnesium supplement, and my systolic blood pressure has dropped by 15 points. We'll see if that holds.
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Based on an email from HaHa, I realized that I really hadn't increased my potassium by that much. I started eating a lot of spinach, and also taking a magnesium supplement, and my systolic blood pressure has dropped by 15 points. We'll see if that holds.
I'd be curious if it was the spinach or the magnesium supplement.
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I'd be curious if it was the spinach or the magnesium supplement.
Right, me too. I want to get it down fast, and hopefully by my appt with the doc (Feb 29). If it stays down, I'll eliminate one of those two things, and see what happens.

Spinach is one of the few sources of potassium that isn't high carb. And it really tastes good. I roast garlic pieces in butter and olive oil in a big pot, then fill it with spinach, salt it with potassium salt, and add grated cheese and heavy whipping cream, and it wilts down to a good side dish size. It's
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I'm also eating more almonds that usual (salted with potassium salt). Systolic was 128 today.
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Right, me too. I want to get it down fast, and hopefully by my appt with the doc (Feb 29). If it stays down, I'll eliminate one of those two things, and see what happens.

Spinach is one of the few sources of potassium that isn't high carb. And it really tastes good. I roast garlic pieces in butter and olive oil in a big pot, then fill it with spinach, salt it with potassium salt, and add grated cheese and heavy whipping cream, and it wilts down to a good side dish size. It's
"wow" food.

I'm also eating more almonds that usual (salted with potassium salt). Systolic was 128 today.
Great results- congrats.

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Spinach is one of the few sources of potassium that isn't high carb. And it really tastes good. I roast garlic pieces in butter and olive oil in a big pot, then fill it with spinach, salt it with potassium salt, and add grated cheese and heavy whipping cream, and it wilts down to a good side dish size. It's
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I'm also eating more almonds that usual (salted with potassium salt). Systolic was 128 today.
Just notice that the V8 (low sodium) at Safeway had 34% of recommended daily (1180 mg) of Potassium.
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I know that none of us here are that close to needing one of these, but what a serene way to go........

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Nice, but probably expensive. The frugal-minded among us would opt to be embalm in bacon grease.

I wonder if that would make the funeral-goers feel hungry.
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Thought that the forum bacon worshipers would want to know about this:

The city long known as the “Hog Butcher to the World” celebrated smoked swine and culinary ingenuity this past Saturday, when thousands descended on the University of Illinois-Chicago campus for the fourth annual Baconfest Chicago.

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I know it's an old thread but couldn't let this one get past notice. From the same company that brought you the bacon coffin now arrives... Ta Da!...

The Bacon Condom

The standard of living is thus increased another notch.

Honestly, who buys these things anyway? I guess someone must since there is a market for it.
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Hungry, horny, chicks.
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Look at all of the people trying to get past the train to the spilt bacon!
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It just goes to show you that bacon and trains don't mix well.
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