Diet for hypertension: the vegetable you should eat every day to lower blood pressure

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Eating a specific type of vegetable has been shown to significantly reduce the risk of hypertension

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Eating a specific type of vegetable has been shown to significantly reduce the risk of hypertension





Lhigh blood pressure or hypertension It is a very common problem, so it is important to know which foods can lower blood pressure in just 24 hours. (Read also: Hypertension: This is the best diet of all if you have high blood pressure)

Hypertension is also called the "silent killer" since increases the risk of heart attack or stroke. This is why it is important to prevent this disease, first of all trying to make changes to your lifestyle and diet. If you have been diagnosed with hypertension, or just want to reduce your chances of developing hypertension in the future, there are some changes you need to make in your diet. A'healthy diet rich in fruit and vegetables It is useful for a variety of reasons, in addition to managing weight, eating healthily and eating a balanced diet can reduce the risk of developing hypertension.

But what are the foods to prefer? There search suggests that the green leafy vegetables, rich in nitrates, can reduce blood pressure in as little as 24 hours. Examples of green leafy vegetables are:

  • fennel
  • cabbage
  • lettuce
  • spinach
  • chard

You can add these vegetables to your diet by eating, for example, fresh salads, soups or adding them to your own winter soups. Green leafy vegetables are also a low calorie and they can help maintain a healthy weight. What else can you eat to lower blood pressure? Obviously, the whole foods, while it is better avoid the processed and processed foods. Among the fruit we point out bananas and kiwis, known for their ability to lower blood pressure; also raw beetroot and beetroot juice can lower blood pressure values. Lentils and legumes are also recommended as a lean and healthy source of protein and fiber; add them to salads or soups for a rich and nutritious meal against hypertension.
Furthermore, if you suffer from high blood pressure, it is advisable to reduce the amount of alcohol, which is also a cause of heart attack, stroke, cancer and obesity.



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