Blood pressure down!

Ok I am seriously happy… over 3 weeks ago I went and had my blood pressure done a few times… it was up high each time… the highest reading being 176/88 and the lowest 169/84. (I had fallen off my 1940s plan and was eating crap again) Yesterday and today I have taken several readings… the highest being 130/82 the lowest 117/69. I’ve been on a 100% vegan diet for 21 days (and 11 days since starting the 60 day fitness challenge and walking 40 minutes each day)

I have been eating LOTS of foods/veggies that are recommended to lower blood pressure. http://whfoods.org/genpage.php?tname=disease&dbid=15

Something MUST be working!!!

Tomorrow I start to plan my 1940s vegan diet….. THANK YOU for all the very helpful links, e-mails and information I have been receiving. I think with a bit of planning I can pretty much start moving forward with a fairly authentic 1940s WWII vegan diet sometime next week.

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4 thoughts on “Blood pressure down!

  1. Great news there! I have been following the Ration Book diet (more or less) and the upshot is that I have lost 25 pounds (okay still got 150 to go *wry grin*) and my bp is bang on normal (yay!)

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  2. FANTASTIC!!!! Its sooooooo simple really…. lots more vegetables, cut meat and dairy right back, stick to wholefoods and not processed foods… and exercise more. Exactly what they did during the war

    I am starting to read a book called The China Study which says exactly the same!!!! Well done YOU!!!! xxxxxxxxxxx

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  3. Congratulations!!!! That’s absolutely great. Hopefully, you’ll start to really like and crave your new foods soon. I know it takes the body a while to adjust to any change in diet, and this is a huge change. If you’ve got Netflix and are looking for some inspiration, there is a documentary called Forks Over Knives that you might enjoy. It’s available on instant watching. It features, among others, Bill Clinton, who is now a vegan as well.

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