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  • 71. Too Much Sodium Infographic The American Heart Association explains that 9 out of 10 Americans consume too much sodium with this new infographic.
  • 72. Grilled Chicken with Raspberry Glaze This sweet and tart dish uses only five ingredients and is super-simple to put together. You can have it on the table in less than 30 minutes, making it the perfect entrée for a busy summer night.
  • 73. About High Blood Pressure What is hypertension or high blood pressure. High blood pressure, also known as HBP or hypertension, is a widely misunderstood medical condition. Some people think that those with hypertension are tense, nervous or hyperactive, but hypertension has nothing to do with personality traits. The truth is, you can be a calm, relaxed person and still have HBP.
  • 74. The Effects of Excess Sodium Infographic The American Heart Association helps you learn the effects of excess sodium on your health and appearance.
  • 75. Broccoli with Jalapeno and Garlic Tender-crisp broccoli tossed with garlic, jalapeño, cumin, and lime juice is a good complement for almost any Tex-Mex entrée. If you like a lot of heat, leave the ribs and some of the seeds in the jalapeño when you make this dish.
  • 76. Colorful Tuna Pasta Salad Some of the best recipes are the simplest, as this flavorful main dish salad proves. You can eat it as soon as you make it or prepare it up to 24 hours in advance.
  • 77. High Blood Pressure and Stroke Brochure This brochure alerts readers to the fact that high blood pressure is a leading risk factor for stroke. It provides clear directions for treating high blood pressure and reducing the risk of first or recurrent stroke.
  • 78. Vision Loss and High Blood Pressure The American Heart Association explains how high blood pressure, also called hypertension, can lead to vision loss.
  • 79. Instructional Video - Monitoring Blood Pressure at Home The American Heart Association offers this video teaching how to monitor your blood pressure at home with an at-home blood pressure monitor to help manage your high blood pressure.
  • 80. Assess Your High Blood Pressure Related Risks Learn your risk of high blood pressure by using the American Heart Association's High Blood Pressure Risk Calculator.


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