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Food To Avoid High Blood Pressure

 

 

Hypertension (HTN or HT), also known as high blood pressure (HBP), is a long-term medical condition in which the blood pressure in the arteries is persistently elevated. High blood pressure usually does not cause symptoms.

Long-term high blood pressure, however, is a major risk factor for stroke, coronary artery disease, heart failure, atrial fibrillation, peripheral arterial disease, vision loss, chronic kidney disease, and dementia.

Your blood pressure level has a lot to do with the foods you choose to bring to your plates.

For instance, red meat and added sugar trigger high blood pressure. On the contrary, adding greens, fruits, whole grains, and lean protein keeps your blood pressure levels in check.

Food To Avoid High Blood Pressure

These foods will equally benefit those who have mild distress or people who want to prevent high blood pressure.

  1. Fruits, including grapes, lemons, and, most specifically, oranges. They’re imbued with various vitamins and minerals and flavonoids, all significant for a healthy heart.
  2. These kinds of seafood are high in omega-3-fats that promote a healthy heart. They reduce inflammation and levels of blood-vessels constricting compounds.
  3. Include at least a cup of beans or lentils in your diet as they’re rich in magnesium, potassium, and fiber.
  4. Carrots: The phenolic compounds and flavonoids help calm down high blood pressure. Eat it raw or cooked. It will benefit in every way.
  5. Broccoli: High In flavonoids, broccoli significantly reduces high blood pressure; meanwhile, promoting a healthy heart.
  6. Greek Yoghurt: Loaded with calcium and potassium, Greek yogurt contributes to lowering the risk of high blood pressure by 13%.

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