Every third Russian adults suffers from hypertension. Experts have called 8 of green vegetables that reduce the risk of developing high blood pressure.
The number of victims of hypertension in Russia varies from 20% to 30% of the adult population. Unfortunately, when a person develops hypertension, there is a steadily high blood pressure, the probability of full redemption. It’s a lifelong condition in which a person has to take drugs to reduce pressure, maintain a correct way of life and not to forget a day at least two times to measure the pressure in order to have an idea about the state of his health. The more that hypertension often develops without any symptoms and the person does not know that now his chance encounter with a stroke or heart attack is much higher.
We all know the classic advice of doctors for hypertension – to reduce the salt content and increase the level of fruits and vegetables in the diet. It is also important to maintain a healthy body weight, exercise regularly, limit alcohol consumption and avoid Smoking. But what foods is it necessary to add to the diet in order to reduce the risk of developing hypertension? Experts believe that they should be green leafy vegetables that contain a lot of potassium, which helps the kidneys excrete salt in the urine. It lowers blood pressure.
Among these products include lettuce, Kale, broccoli, turnips, spinach, arugula, Kale, and chard. Include as often as possible green leafy vegetables in your diet, make them a side dish to main dishes or prepare on the basis of their smoothies. Do not forget about such important components of the diet like fish and blueberries. The berries are full of anthocyanins that reduce blood pressure, and fatty acids in fish are also effective in fighting the symptoms of hypertension. (READ MORE)