Tips To Maintain A Healthy Blood Pressure

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May 16, 2018

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If you're trying to lower your high blood pressure, or maintain a healthy one, try these tips from Dr. Sanjay Shah:

  • Consume 1-2 servings of low-fat dairy each day
  • Consume plenty of bean proteins
  • Consume 3 servings of whole grains each day
  • Get enough of vitamin D
  • Balance healthy fat intake by increasing consumption of Omega 3 Fatty Acids
  • Cut down on sugar intake, from all sources, especially hot and cold beverages
  • Consume plenty of fruits and vegetables

Of course, always keep your doctor informed of any significant changes to your diet and/or lifestyle.