5 foods that fight high BP

SOYBEANS
These provide ample potassium. When potassium is low, the body retains sodium and too much sodium raises blood pressure. When potassium is high, the body gets rid of sodium, keeping the BP low. Soybeans also contain isoflavones, which help lower blood pressure levels.

 

 

SKIMMED MILK

It provides calcium, potassium and vitamin D, three nutrients that work as a team to help reduce blood pressure levels by about 3 to 10 percent.

 

 

TOMATOES

They are rich in lycopene and other important antioxidants that helps reduce blood pressure

 

 

SPINACH

Loaded with magnesium, it is a key ingredient for lowering and maintaining healthy blood pressure levels.

 

 

DARK CHOCOLATE

Eating about 30 calories a day ( less than half an ounce of dark chocolate) has now been linked to lowering of BP. Flavanols, which are present in dark chocolates are known to improve several important cardiovascular risk factors and also reduce the risk of cardiovascular diseases.

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