High Blood Pressure

Control your blood pressure by maintaining a healthy weight, limiting your salt intake, and eating these heart-healthy foods.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
Sodium Claims on Food Packaging
What does it means when a label calls something "reduced" or "low" sodium?
Discover how to decode food labels.
8 Foods That 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
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
Joy Bauer's 6 Dinners That Can Lower Blood Pressure
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.