Fall & Winter Foods that contribute to overall reduction of blood pressure are in abundance as we move through the cooler moths. Eating seasonally is important for your body’s overall health as the variety of nutrients contribute to the body’s natural cleansing and healing abilities.
Fruits and vegetables that are higher in potassium rid the body of excess sodium, providing balance for the body and reducing overall blood pressure and contribute to weight loss. The following list of nutrition have all been researched and have shown evidence of reducing hypertension. Include them in your daily dietary intake!
- Baked Potato Bananas
- Beans Dried Apricots
- (brown, kidney, lima, pinto, white) Oranges
- Lentils Prunes
- Dark Chocolate (1 square per day)
- Mushrooms Dairy
- Olives and Olive Oil 1% Milk/Skim
- Pumpkin Yogurt
- Spinach Fish
- Sunflower Seeds Salmon
- Winter Squash
Herbs and Spices to Reduce Hypertension
The following list of herbs, spices and vegetables have shown to reduce blood pressure. Their protective properties also contribute to overall heart and kidney health.
- Hawthorn (found in supplement form)