High Blood Pressure Diet and Treatment

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.

thumb_2153_content_mainI 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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Hypertension 101: What is high blood pressure?

Your blood pressure is one of the most important measures of heart health. Learn how to lower your BP numbers.
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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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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 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.
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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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6 Simple Swaps for Better Blood Pressure

Are your blood pressure numbers a little high? Use these six simple swaps to bring them back into the healthy range. Learn more.
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Better Stress Management in Teens Means Better Blood Pressure as Adults

Do you have a tense teen at home? There’s good reason to chill out! A new study shows that easily stressed teens may have an increased risk for high blood pressure as adults. Learn more.