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
- Salmon, mackerel, and fish with omega-3s