Here is an article that I think you might like.Vandevalk1 wrote: ↑Thu Oct 10, 2019 1:18 pmThanks DrdavidDrdavid wrote: ↑Thu Oct 10, 2019 6:57 amIf you are only getting salt through your diet and I am assuming that you are not eating a great deal of processed foods or diet soda, then you probably have another culprit. Genetics begin to play a key role and would be something to look at for a good view of the overall picture. The NAD should begin to help lower the blood pressure by increasing the elasticity of the vessels.Vandevalk1 wrote: ↑Wed Oct 09, 2019 5:08 pm Although my blood pressure is not bad (128/82) @ 30 years old, there is room for improvement, and I may know the culprit. I follow a ketogenic based diet. mostly for the reason that I have a sugar intolerance and receive severe migraines when sugar is in my diet. So instead I use fat for fuel. However it is recommended that your salt intake should be raised while in ketosis. Salt raises blood pressure due to sodium in your blood steam straining your blood vessels leading to your kidneys which reduces the ability for your kidneys to remove water.
Perhaps I am overcompensating and need to lower my sodium intake.
Thoughts and input are welcome!
I will take a look in my family’s blood pressure. Something I completely overlooked!
However I do actually eat my fair share of processed meats. Pepperettes are my weakness! I always buy the natural select ones although I’m pretty sure that’s a pretty weak excuse.
J Hypertens. Author manuscript; available in PMC 2019 May 17.
Published in final edited form as:
J Hypertens. 2016 Sep; 34(9): 1721–1729.
Relation of unprocessed, processed red meat and poultry consumption to blood pressure in East Asian and Western adults
Linda M. OUDE GRIEP, Paraskevi SEFERIDI, Jeremiah STAMLER, Linda VAN HORN, Queenie CHAN, Ioanna TZOULAKI, Lyn M. STEFFEN, Katsuyuki MIURA, Hirotsugu UESHIMA, Nagako OKUDA, Liancheng ZHAO, Sabita S. SOEDAMAH-MUTHU, Martha L. DAVIGLUS, Paul ELLIOTT, and INTERMAP Research Group