Did you know that eating low-fat foods like salad dressing and margarine, can increase your blood pressure? Unfortunately, the low-fat and no-fat product push of the 1990's was not rooted in sound science. Marketing you in the guise of improving your health, many product developers decreased total fat, cutting both good and bad fats out of their formulations, ending up with something that tasted a lot like cardboard. To overcome this tasteless problem, they increased sugar and sodium to ridiculous levels, thus increasing your risk of high blood pressure and heart disease.
So skip the margarine and fat-free salad dressings and embrace healthy fats and oils like olive oil and coconut oil. You’ll be doing your blood pressure a favor.