7 Foods to Eat For High Blood Pressure

Dark leafy greens like spinach and kale are good for your health for a number of reasons, but they're especially helpful for those with high blood pressure.

Dark leafy greens

 "eat at least two servings of fatty fish, such as salmon or mackerel, each week because they're rich in omega-3 fatty acids, which have been shown to benefit heart health."

Fish

"Milk and yogurt are rich in protein and calcium, both of which are essential for healthy bones. They also contain potassium, which helps to lower blood pressure."

Milk and Yogurt

"Bok choy is a versatile cabbage that provides a hefty dose of vitamins A and C, along with calcium and fiber, and calcium is known to support optimal blood pressure

Bok choy

because it plays a role in the contraction and relaxation of blood vessels," says Rachel Fine, RD, a registered dietitian and owner of To The Pointe Nutrition.

"Avocados are a rich source of potassium, which helps with our electrolyte balance and lowers blood pressure," says Fine.

Avocados

"Garlic has been used for centuries as a natural medicine to treat a wide variety of ailments, and in recent years, studies have shown that garlic can help reduce high blood pressure,"

Garlic

"Potassium-rich foods to add to your diet to lower blood pressure include bananas, avocados, dried fruit, spinach, and potatoes can be easily added to your standard diet

Bananas

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