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7 Foods to Eat If You Have High Blood Pressure

High blood pressure is a common problem in today’s societies, especially where people are living a fast life, eating fast food and are always on the go. High blood pressure can be prevented with regular excercising and healthy eating, but if you already have a little bit higher level, it’s important to pay attention to your every day habits and keep your health from declining. We have gathered 7 foods which you should eat if you already have high blood pressure or you just want to do something for your own health.

1. Spinach

Green leafy vegetables, for example spinach or ruccola has a high amount of kalium, which is essential for keeping the balance of blood pressure.

2. Salmon

Salmon is rich in omega-3-fatty acids, which helps to normalize blood pressure and also has a role in controlling the normal heart rate.

3. Honey

Paying attention to your blood pressure is hard if you also have problems with your blood sugar. Try eating honey instead of sugar, but be careful, it’s better, but still sugary and leads to obesity if you eat too much.

4. White Beans

A plate of white beans contains enough magnesium, calcium and kalium for a day for an adult person. You can eat them in a soup, as a side dish or in salads also.

5. Blueberries

Almost every kind of berries are good for your blood pressure because of the flavonoids they contain. Flavonoids can reduce high blood pressure, so don’t be afraid to eat them as snacks also.

6. Raspberry

Almost the same as blueberries but it’s also good for blood vessels because of the antioxidants it contains. Researchers have proved that eating red berries regularly can reduce high blood pressure.

7. Potato

It might be surprising but potato is also good to reduce high blood pressure. We have discussed how important is the magnesium and kalium to keep a balanced blood pressure, and this vegetable happens to contain both.

Originally Published by: lovemyfamilymag.com

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