Zee Media Bureau
New Delhi: Nowadays, high blood pressure has become the most common lifestyle disease. But are you aware that a simple change in lifestyle can help maintain and reduce your blood pressure.
Lifestyle change also helps to prevent and treat high blood pressure. Besides consuming the prescribed medications, the disease can also be controlled by eating a healthy balanced diet.
Here are some foods that helps to control high blood pressure:
This fruit helps in controlling high blood pressure as it contains high amounts of Vitamin C that acts as an anti-oxidant, removing free radicals from the body.
Garlic helps to control high blood pressure and it can be eaten both raw and cooked. It also helps relax blood vessels by stimulating the production of nitric oxide and hydrogen sulfide.
Being a great source of potassium, the fruit can lessen the effects of sodium and helps to control high blood pressure.
This green leafy veggie helps in lowering and maintaining blood pressure level as it is packed with fiber and heart-healthy nutrients like potassium, folate and magnesium.
Beans contains rich amount of soluble fiber, magnesium, and potassium, all excellent components that helps in lowering blood pressure and improving overall heart health.