Not everyone can boast of having a stable blood pressure. Its abrupt changes are, unfortunately, common to many. Of course, food is not a 100% panacea; you need a doctor’s consultation. But you can support your body with some fruits and vegetables. Namely, those foods that contain potassium. It is important to include them in the diet to reduce high blood pressure. For example, kiwi fruit. Nutritionist Jana Legeza has compiled a list of such products especially for us.
Anything that contains potassium helps balance blood pressure. But if we are already talking about hypertension, then not everything is so simple, and the amount of potassium must be large for the excretion of salt. Let us find out more.
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Why is potassium important for our stable blood pressure?
Potassium lowers blood pressure, according to a study by the American Heart Association. It slows down the negative effects of sodium in the bloodstream and relieves tension in blood vessels’ walls. There is no specific dose for how much to consume the following foods. After all, this is not medicine. And you should not overeat them so that there are no problems with the digestive tract.
What foods will help reduce/stabilize blood pressure
- Dried apricots
- Dried porcini mushrooms
Separately, it must be said about greens (spinach) and beets. They help the body produce nitric oxide. And it helps relax arteries and normalize blood pressure.
Adapted and translated by The Cop Cart Staff
Sources: Today Lifestyle