Wise and Well’s Dr. Stevie Dejuan Springer Cooks Food that Lowers High Blood Pressure


High blood pressure is a major health concern. According to the American Heart Association, more than a hundred million Americans have it. That’s about 1 out of every 3 of us.

Dr. Stevie Dejuan Springer cooked up some great tasting food to help lower and keep our blood pressure at healthy levels.

How to avoid High Blood Pressure: 

  • Maintain a healthy weight
  • Eat a balanced diet
  • Cut back on salt
  • Exercise regularly
  • Limit the alcohol
  • Monitor your blood pressure

Foods that help lower blood pressure:

  • Leafy greens 
  • Berries, especially blueberries, are rich in natural compounds called flavonoids
  • Red beets
  • Skim milk and yogurt
  • Oatmeal 
  • Bananas
  • Salmon, mackerel, and fish with omega-3s 
  • Seeds

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