Food Cures for High Blood Pressure

Control your blood pressure by maintaining a healthy weight, limiting your salt intake, and eating these heart-healthy foods. Get useful tips for high blood pressure treatment and diet.

I often tell my clients to make nutritional changes at a pace that feels comfortable to them. But that's not good enough when it comes to high blood pressure and other heart-health issues. The consequences of doing too little are severe — heart attack, stroke, pain, disability, and even death — so you need to start immediately and go all out. Learn about hypertension and find a Food Cure for your high blood pressure.

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Test Your BP Smarts
Do you understand the risk factors for hypertension or what you can do to prevent it?
Take the blood pressure IQ quiz now!
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Salt Substitutes: Are They Safe?

What are the pros and cons of using salt substitutes as a way to lower sodium intake?
Get the truth about salt substitutes.

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Kosher Salt and Sea Salt
Are they a better bet than table salt if you're worried about your blood pressure?
Find out which type of salt is safe for you.
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Hypertension 101: High Blood Pressure Basics

Your blood pressure is one of the most important measures of heart health.
Learn how to lower your BP numbers.

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Does Chocolate Improve Blood Pressure?

Is it possible that this deliciously decadent treat is actually good for your health?
Learn chocolate's effect on blood pressure.

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Sodium Claims on Food Packaging

What does it means when a label calls something "reduced" or "low" sodium?
Discover how to decode food labels.

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8 Foods to Help Lower Blood Pressure

When it comes to lowering your blood pressure, these 8 foods are among your best bets. Learn what foods lower your BP numbers.

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Tips for Lowering Salt Intake

Everyone — regardless of age or health — can benefit from keeping an eye on salt intake. Start reducing your salt consumption.

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Lower Blood Pressure With These Tasty Meals

If your numbers are high, it's essential to make smart diet choices to drive them back down. Here are 6 simple meals that can help.