Foods high in calcium and magnesium and potassium help lower the blood pressure. Leafy greens and coniferous vegetables like cabbage, broccoli and cauliflower.
Omega 3 fatty acids cod, salmon, tuna, sardines, flaxseed, and chia seeds
Folic acid rich foods help reduce the risk of hypertension. Legumes ( lentils, soybeans, and kidney beans to name a few)
Celery helps lower blood pressure. It relaxes the artery wall and increases blood flow. It also lowers your stress
Whole grains and oats are associated with lowering your cholesterol.
Garlic and onions contain sulfur that may help lower blood pressure
Potatoes contain a bloods pressure lowering compound
Increase your vitamin C. It is found in berries, kiwi fruit, broccoli, cabbage, peppers, guavas, kale, and acerola
Increase your magnesium. Great sources are Dark green leafy vegetables, nuts ( almonds and cashews) An Epson salt bath. Magnesium can be absorbed through the skin.
Foods high in saturated fats- Reduces the elasticity and healing of blood vessels
Alcohol- Can damage arteries
Caffeine - Can release hormones that rapidly increase your blood pressure through the bodies stress response
Sodium Reduces potassium, is a common cause of high blood pressure
Refined sugar - can decrease vitamin and minerals from the body that are important for controlling lipid levels and protecting blood vessels.