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Please describe a good diet for high blood pressure?

Please describe a good diet for high blood pressure?

Low salt diet: Low or no salt diet. Also low fat diet, low cheese, low butter and low oil in your cooking. ...Read more

Dr. Jeffrey Wint
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Hypertension (Definition)

A blood pressure reading has two numbers: a systolic blood pressure and a diastolic blood pressure. The systolic blood pressure is the maximum pressure the blood exerts on the vessels when the heart is beating. The diastolic blood pressure is the pressure the blood exerts on the vessels in between heartbeats. Hypertension, or high blood pressure, begins when the systolic blood pressure remains above 140 or when the diastolic blood pressure remains above 90. Hypertension can be a result of increased blood flow through vessels or increased resistance to ...Read more


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What diet can help me control high blood pressure.

Low salt diet. : When it comes to BP lowering, low salt diet would be helpful. Though a lot of fruits and vegetables will help as well. ...Read more

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What is a good diet to reduce high blood pressure?

What is a good diet to reduce  high blood pressure?

LOW SODIUM: The cornerstone of dietary management is to limit your daily sodium intake to 2000 mg. The key is to look out for high-sodium foods. For example, a fast food burger and fries can easily have over 2000mg of sodium, and that's just one meal! A specific diet that is available online is the DASH diet. Tried and true, very effective. ...Read more

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My husband has high blood pressure, how should we change is diet?

DASH away: Check out the dash diet for the best one to be on to help hypertension. Choose a low calorie, low fat, potassium rich diet. ...Read more

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What is the suitable diet for person who has high blood pressure?

What is the suitable diet for person who has high blood pressure?

Dash Diet: Look up Dash Diet. Low salt. Low sugar. Low saturated fat. High fruit, veggie, whole grain, very lean meat, fish, no fried food, minimize bread, pasta, pizza, muffins. High quality omega 3. Don't smoke. Achieve ideal weight. Exercise twice daily. Relax. ...Read more

Dr. Al Hegab
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High Blood Pressure (Hypertension) (Definition)

A blood pressure reading has two numbers: a systolic blood pressure (top number) and a diastolic blood pressure (bottom number). The systolic blood pressure is the pressure the blood exerts on the artery when the heart is at maximum contraction. The diastolic blood pressure is the pressure the blood exerts on the artery when the heart is at maximum relaxation. Ideal blood pressure is 120/80 or lower. High blood pressure, or hypertension, is 140/90 or higher. ...Read more


Dr. Arthur Heller
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Diet (Definition)

refers to all the physical matter humans (like all living creatures) must take in on a recurring basis; only partially for energy. Like all life on planet humans are open systems which keep tearing down their structure & require intake of atoms/molecules from which to rebuild their structure. Intestinal lining cells replaced ~every 3 days. CaPO4 in bones ~every 6 years, ...Read more