Small Dietary Changes Yield Big Blood Pressure Benefits

Limit sodium, eat more veggies, and add modest amounts of soy nuts and dark chocolate to improve your heart health.

We all know that you can lower your cholesterol by avoiding foods that are high in saturated fats and trans fats. But did you know that eating certain foods can lower your blood pressure? High blood pressure, or hypertension, makes your heart work harder, which can lead to heart failure. High blood pressure is also a serious risk factor for stroke, heart attack, and kidney failure.
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