• High Blood Pressure (Hypertension) Diet and Nutrition

Diet and Nutrition
Diet of High blood pressure Diet

The DASH diet

DASH (Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension) diet is common diet recommended in hypertensive patients.

Studies have shown that, people on this diet saw a significant reduction in High Blood Pressure within 2 weeks.

It is a very effective diet in reducing the risk of diabetes, heart disease, cancer, and osteoporosis.

  • Limit yourself to 2,400 milligrams of sodium per day (about 1 teaspoon).
  • Add more fruits and vegetables to your diet.
  • Increase your daily intake of low-fat or skim dairy products.
  • Replace enriched flour breads with whole grain bread.
  • Choose whole-grain cereals without large amounts of additives and sugar.
  • Add more nuts, seeds, and legumes to your daily diet.
  • Eat more


    fruits and vegetables like bananas, dark green leafy vegetables, beans, potatoes, avocados, etc.
  • Keep to modest amounts of protein foods, preferably soy, fish, and poultry.
  • Read food labels to choose products that are lower in sodium.
  • not consume aerated drinks and packaged foods as they contain high amounts of sodium.