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The best foods for hypertensive patients

 The best foods for hypertensive patients


All those suffering from high blood pressure need health advice and
 education in terms of quality and types of food to maintain their health and moderate blood pressure levels Good nutritional advice and there are many foods that help in controlling blood pressure, such as onions and garlic, which are known for their ability to lower blood pressure well and it is preferable to eat them raw and not cooked

Because the active substance that causes low blood pressure is damaged by cooking, and it is a substance that helps relax smooth muscles, which helps widen arteries and lower blood pressure


Celery


Celery helps lower the level of hormones that cause high blood pressure, such as cortisol and adrenaline, which contributes to low blood pressure


The best foods for hypertensive patients

the banana


Bananas contain a high percentage of potassium, which causes low blood pressure and the level of sodium in the body


Hibiscus contains hibiscus with a high content of vitamin C and antioxidants, and research has proven that eating a cold soak causes low blood pressure, because it stimulates the heart muscle. Green tea Drinking green tea on a daily basis contributes to lowering high blood pressure because it contains catechin, which reduces the secretion of angiotensin-2, which causes high blood pressure


Fish


Fish, especially mackerel, contains very useful fats that help the body control blood pressure, which is Omega-3 Fatty Acid


Sesame oil and olive oil


Eating sesame oil on a daily basis lowers blood pressure, and eating three tablespoons of olive oil daily contributes to lowering diastolic blood pressure by 6 degrees mm Hg, and lower diastolic pressure by 6 degrees mm Hg


Vegetables and fruits


Vegetables and fruits contain vitamins, minerals and antioxidants that are very important for cardiovascular health, which contributes to lowering blood pressure, as they contain vitamin C and vitamin E, which strengthen capillaries and increase their elasticity, and among the most important fruits that lower blood pressure are grapes and berries


Advice when serving food to patients with high blood pressure


Reducing the amount of salt added to food to reduce the amount of sodium entering the body; Because of the negative impact of sodium on blood pressure, you should also avoid canned and canned foods and fast food, and avoid foods rich in sodium such as pickles, tuna, caviar, salty nuts, and white flour products. Eat more foods that contain potassium, such as dates, dates, apricots, sweet potatoes, beans, beans, watercress, and parsley, and reduce as much as possible the sugary foods, fats and foods rich in cholesterol

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