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8 Tips to Prevent and Manage High Blood Pressure

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Hypertension, commonly known as high blood pressure, is a condition in which the force of blood against the walls of the arteries is consistently too high. Left untreated, hypertension significantly increases the risk of heart disease, stroke, and other serious health complications. Globally, hypertension affects approximately 1.13 billion people, contributing to over 9 million deaths…

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Include high fiber foods in your diet

Include high fiber foods in your diet

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Include high-fiber foods such as fruits, legumes, nuts, grains and vegetables in your diet plan to maintain health and physical fitness. Fiber helps enhance your energy, improves gut health and prevents cardiovascular disease.

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Watch your salt

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Diabetics are at higher risk for high blood pressure, leading to heart disease. Too much salt raises your blood pressure. Go for herbs and spices for flavor.  Limit salt to 2300 mg a day, max.

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Fiber Up!

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Dietary fiber fills you up without weighing you down, keeps blood sugar levels in check, and helps prevent chronic diseases, including cancer and cardiovascular disease.  

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Unsaturated Fats

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Limit fat intake to lower the risk of heart disease. Focus on: monounsaturated fats from avocados, nuts, seeds, olive oil, canola oil, and peanut butter. polyunsaturated fats from vegetable oils, such as corn, cottonseed, safflower, and soybean oil. The health benefits of coconut oil The Health Benefits of Coconut Oil  

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Review and modify recipes with diet goals in mind. Replace oil with pureed fruit. White flour with Whole grain flour. Cut back fat by one third or one half. Replace butter with olive oil. One egg with ¼ cup egg substitute. Use fresh herbs for flavor. Heart health and diabetes Heart Health and Diabetes