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9 Blood Pressure Lowering Foods

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High blood pressure kills without notice. High BP has been linked to strokes, heart attacks and other debilitating health issues. While avoiding salt and engaging in regular exercise can help by keeping your blood pressure from hitting the roof, there is need for a more pragmatic approach in tackling high blood pressure. 

In order to keep your blood pressure under control, these are the natural foods you can eat to keep your blood pressure from rising.

1.    Mango – Mango has been discovered to tackle high blood pressure because it contains fiber and beta-carotene. The combination of fiber and beta-carotene are very effective in lowering blood pressure.

2.    Salmon – Eating fatty foods are not recommended in the fight against high blood pressure. But salmon is an exemption. Salmon contains heart-friendly omega-3 fatty acid, which helps to reduce the risk of heart diseases and puts your blood pressure down to a very healthy level. In a research conducted by the British Journal of Nutrition and published June 2012, it was discovered that high blood pressure amongst old people was able to go down considerably due to the consumption of salmon.
bell pepper

3.    Bell Peppers – Adding bell peppers to your daily meal should be regular if you want your blood pressure to go down significantly. Bell peppers are an excellent source of vitamin C, which has been discovered to lower blood pressure and help the proper functioning of the heart. Bell peppers are very powerful antioxidant.
dark chocolate

4.   Dark Chocolate – Eating dark chocolate, not just any chocolate is another way to reduce your high blood pressure to a healthy level. Dark chocolate contains flavonoid. Flavonoid has been linked to the reduction of blood pressure. Remember, it is dark chocolate.

5.    Apple – If you are struggling with high blood pressure, eating apples can help to reduce your high blood pressure level. Apples contain blood pressure reducing fiber. Make apples your friend in order to knock down your blood pressure to a tolerable level.
carrots with juice

6.    Carrots – Carrots are good for the lowering of your blood pressure. They are loaded with carotene and vitamin C that are vital for the lowering of blood pressure. Eat carrots daily to reduce your blood pressure to a satisfactory level. 

7.    Cherries – Cherries are very sweet but they can also help to reduce your high blood pressure level. Cherries are packed full of fiber, quercetin, and vitamin C. Research has linked cherries to the reduction of high blood pressure to a normal and healthy level.

8.    Spinach – Spinach helps to reduce high blood pressure to a good level. You can it raw or make smoothies out of them. Spinach is high in fiber, beta-carotene and vitamin C. Bringing your blood pressure to a normal level is within reach if you add spinach to your meals regularly.

9.    Tomatoes – Tomatoes are marvelous for bringing down your high blood pressure level because it contains lycopene, which has been linked to reducing high blood pressure to a remarkable level. Adding tomatoes to your food time-table would be great for your health. 


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