Nadine Fiedler is a writer and editor in Portland, Oregon. An omnivore, she nevertheless appreciates aspects of a vegan diet. Her mission: Eat vegan for a two weeks, using recipes from the new book Veganomicon. She’ll blog a review of the book — and tales of her temporary veganism — here.
Matthew, that’s an interesting question, and I don’t know the answer. But I imagine that if they can’t change their diets, or it’s too hard to do so because the high-sodium diet is such an ingrained part of their culture, that there would be a greater reliance on medications to lower blood pressure. In my case, I chose to see if diet could work instead of medication, and it did.
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Most of the time with cooking and eating, the rules are clear.
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