7. Whole Grains
Many studies, including one published by the National Institutes of Health , show that blood pressure can be positively impacted when more whole grains, such as quinoa, brown rice, and oatmeal are introduced into the diet.
8. Go Nuts!
Many varieties of nuts, including dry roasted almonds, walnuts, and hazelnuts are high in fiber, potassium and iron. So, they’re a delicious way to help in your battle against hypertension.
Of course, you should avoid options with salt, but, no one says you can’t eat them with a dark chocolate coating!
9. Coconut Water
This superfood isn’t just tasty it can also be used as a natural solution to lowering your blood pressure.
In fact, you’re probably already consuming coconut products, such as its oil, so why not add this to the mix as well.
10. Herbs and Spices
Speaking of salt, the best way to lower your salt intake is to replace it with fresh herbs and spices.
Not only will the absence of salt help lower your blood pressure faster, but the herbs make your food taste fresher and offer additional nutrients that you normally wouldn’t be getting.
Hypertension doesn’t have to permanent or lead to debilitating disease.
There are ways to combat it, and some of them are even delicious!