Home > Newsletters > Daily: Love or hate Earth Hour? > Daily Dose: This is why your vanilla or cinnamon flavoured e-cigarette is toxic > Health-in-Motion 19 May 2017 Eating lots of salty food rich in sodium is not good for your blood pressure You’re probably aware of the fact that eating lots of salty food rich in sodium is not good for your blood pressure, which is why many doctors recommend a low-sodium diet to help control problems with hypertension (high blood pressure). Researchers have recently discovered that another mineral nutrient, potassium, has the opposite effect of sodium when it comes to blood pressure. If hypertension is one of your health concerns, they suggest that you include plenty of potassium-rich foods, like avocados, sweet potatoes, beans, spinach and bananas in your meals. 0 More: Daily Dose: This is why your vanilla or cinnamon flavoured e-cigarette is toxicHealth-in-Motion advertisement Other news Medical 7 constipation myths busted Diet and nutrition Is sushi really that healthy? Lifestyle Why does your armpit itch? Parenting Here's how doctors are helping babies who can't sweat Medical Artificial sweeteners won't affect your blood sugar Medical 5 foods that can cause constipation From our sponsors Congestion associated with sinuses can ruin your day Tell us of your unusual allergy and stand a chance to win R2 000! WIN a R2000 Skin Renewal online store voucher! FLU SURVEY: Stand a chance of winning R2 000 cash! Live healthier Incontinence & You » Incontinence and your sex life Yoga may be the right move against urinary incontinence Here’s how to train your bladder You train to increase your physical fitness. So consider training your bladder too; it may decrease your chances of developing urinary incontinence when you are older. FYI: Cancer » Could a blood test spot lung cancer early? Does coffee cause cancer? Do you know what causes cancer? Wrong ideas about what causes cancer can lead to unnecessary worry and even inhibit good prevention and treatment decisions.