High blood pressure and high cholesterol are both considered to be risk factors for heart and artery diseases. Today heart disease is one of the leading causes of death in developing countries. Maintaining a healthy lifestyle and following a heart healthy diet can help to keep blood pressure and cholesterol in control. For lowering blood pressure, potassium rich smoothies pack a powerful punch. Potassium can counteract the effect of sodium on your blood pressure. Potassium is found in many fruits and vegetables like banana, avocado, citrus fruits, carrot, spinach, dried apricots, figs etc. Smoothies are the sweetest way to boost your heart health. Including lots of fruit and vegetables in your smoothies will provide you with your daily dose of fiber, antioxidants and omega-3 fatty acids. For making your smoothies tastier, add fresh or frozen berries, bananas, mangoes, peaches and cantaloupe and sip your way to lower blood pressure, lower cholesterol and stronger heart health. Check out these three potassium rich delicious smoothie recipes.