High Blood Pressure
High blood pressure, also called hypertension, occurs when the pressure in your arteries is above the normal range. Studies show that diets rich in fruits and vegetables and reduced in saturated fat can lower both the risk for high blood pressure and assist those with hypertension lower their blood pressure. Adopting a diet, such as the DASH (Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension) diet reduces the sodium in your diet and includes a variety of foods rich in nutrients that help lower blood pressure, such as potassium, calcium and magnesium.
How We Help
At METANU, we provide our patients with individualized dietary and lifestyle interventions from our physician nutrition specialist and registered dietitian. Appropriate nutrition and lifestyle interventions, including weight loss, have helped many individuals with hypertension lower their blood pressure.
Healthy Eating and Weight loss May Help
Change in Lifestyle, Healthy Eating and Exercise May improve Hypertension and avoid its complications