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What to do if I have high blood pressure, should I eat salt free food?

Good start. that would be a great start, low salt diet, cut out alcohol, exercise, weight loss, all good lifestyle changes one can make prior to starting pharmacotherapy. Good luck. Read more...
High BP. Optimal Diet for hypertension is called the DASH diet. This is a salt free diet that is dominated by fruit, veggies, whole grains, very lean meats of modest portions, no saturated fat, fish, no fried foods, minimal sugar, minimal bread, minimal muffin, etc and minimal pasta. Fruit and veggies can help lower BP with magnesium and potassium. Achieve ideal weight; don't smoke; exercise twice daily; Read more...

What foods should someone with high blood pressure avoid?

Salts and fat. Individuals who have been diagnosed with high blood pressure should avoid salt and salty foods as these will cause water retention and higher blood pressure, and avoid saturated fats as these could lead to weight gain, also causing the blood pressure to go up. Read more...
Salty foods. Avoid processed foods and any foods high in sodium - read the labels! you should eat less than 1500 mg of sodium daily! Read more...