High blood pressure, also known as hypertension happens when pressure in blood causes artery walls to expand.
Extreme pressure can damage blood vessels and often leads to heart diseases.
This all can be controlled with including healthy food in daily routine.
Here are some foods that help in controlling high pressures in blood.
They have uncountable benefits.
They are high in fiber, low in sodium and low in fats.
They have healthy vitamins such as vitamin-C and B-6.
Bananas are rich with carbohydrates, fiber, magnesium and potassium.
Potassium is an excellent source; it lowers pressure in blood y balancing out negative effects of salt. Salt retains water. Having more fluid in body means high blood pressure risk.
Potato is also an excellent source of potassium. So if you are not a banana person then potato is the option.
Condition: make sure it’s not in fry form.
- Dark chocolate:
Extremely beneficial for heart’s health. Cocoa contains fiber, iron, magnesium and also plenty of potassium.
Research shows that dark chocolate improves blood flow and lower’s risk of high blood pressure.
Condition: eat it in a controlled manner.
-by Aghna Noor