Healthy Foods To Reduce Your Blood Pressure

Healthy Foods

Healthy Foods

Healthy foods that will reduce your blood pressure levels.These foods will reduce your blood pressure levels and keep it to normal level. High blood pressure level is the most common disease these days and many a times we take the help of medicines to keep it to normal level but these medicines also create many side effects.

Foods To Reduce Blood Pressure:

Celery:
This tasty vegetable contains Phthalides, which are phytochemicals that help to act as a muscle relaxer for the heart. When the heart is more relaxed it doesn’t have to work as hard to pump blood. This in turn lowers the body’s blood pressure.

Tomatoes:
Not only are tomatoes full of antioxidants, they also help fight the effects of free radicals. Tomatoes also allow cells that line blood vessels to produce things like nitric oxide, which fights Hypertension (high blood pressure).

Banana
Eating bananas may reduce by blood pressure by 10 percent as it acts like an ACE-inhibitors medication taken for blood pressure. Eat a whole banana as a snack or add it in your morning cereal or make a fruit salad with banana as one of the ingredients. Whatever way you eat it, a medium sized banana will provide 422mg of potassium and 17 percent of the daily recommended value for vitamin C.

Beans:
Soy, white, navy, pinto, kidney, black and lima beans contain potassium and magnesium. Both of these aid in reducing sodium retention in the body. Lowering sodium can aid in bringing down blood pressure.

Green Tea:
Green tea is a healthy replacement for coffee and it contains less caffeine. It is also proven to reduce the risks of cardiovascular disease. Green tea contains antioxidants, which also helps reduce the effects of free radicals as well.

 

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Posted on October 10, 2013, in Health. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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