Q&A: A Diet For High Blood Pressure?

bananas fruitQ: Can you share some pointers on high blood pressure? I am having a hard time knowing the right foods to eat. – Dana

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A: The first thing that will help lower blood pressure is lowering salt intake. Salt, or sodium, is an ingredient that is in a lot of prepared foods. A healthy sodium intake per day is  1500 mg or less. Reading nutrition labels is essential to a healthy diet that includes prepared foods. Healthy eating consists of a diet rich in whole grains, fruits, vegetables and low-fat diary products.

Here are few tips to help you use food to lower your blood pressure: