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Best Hypertension Diet

August 28, 2019
Best Hypertension Diet

High blood pressure diet menu

What you eat can have a surprisingly large impact on your blood pressure. For example, one study found a decrease in systolic blood pressure of 11 mm Hg when participants followed an eating pattern called Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension (DASH). The pattern is high in vegetables, fruit, reduced-fat dairy products, and whole grains, and low in fatty meats and sugary foods. 

The best hypertension diet provides blood pressure-lowering nutrients such as calcium and potassium and is low in blood pressure-raising nutrients such as sodium. A good hypertension diet also helps with weight control, since excess pounds raise blood pressure

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Systolic (Top Number) 80
low Risk

Foods for Essential Hypertension


Dash diet recipes to help you choose the best foods for your hypertension.

Lark can coach you towards healthier food choices and weight loss to lower blood pressure. You can receive feedback on the meals you log and get suggestions for healthier choices next time. With Lark, you can stay motivated to choose well and see how you have been doing over recent days and weeks.

High Blood Pressure Can Increase Your Risk of Diabetes, Check Now

Systolic (Top Number) 80
low Risk

Support for Hypertension Management


Your own actions can greatly affect your blood pressure, and Lark Hypertension Care is there to help. Lark is available 24/7 to coach you, provide feedback, and support your healthy efforts. You may be surprised just how much control you have over your health!

Written by Natalie Stein on August 28, 2019
Exercise, Fitness & Nutrition Expert | Lark Health
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