not in the “coolness factor”, but in the probiotics. Countless studies have shown that regular consumption (more than eight weeks) of probiotics can help to reduce blood pressure and even help maintain healthy blood pressure.
Hibiscus is packed with bioactive phytochemicals, which are natural ACE inhibitors. Studies show that this tea can be used to lower blood pressure.
As more studies come out about the need for us to drink less cow’s milk and look for alternatives, this can be an exception. Studies have found calcium to be beneficial to lower blood pressure levels. Don’t go for the full-fat and whole milk, though. Low-fat milk has more calcium and doesn’t contain the added fat found in whole milk.
Not only is it tasty, but it’s healthy for those with hypertension. Those ACE inhibitors can also be found in pomegranates. In one study, this juice reduced ACE – an enzyme that can raise blood pressure – by 36 percent.
This juice is good for more than just UTIs. Filled with anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties, cranberry juice can prevent any spikes in blood pressure. It can also dilate blood vessels, which increases blood flow. Be sure to get the unsweetened version of cranberry juice, as the added sugar is no good for your heart.
It may sound cliche’, but water is one of the healthiest way to manage hypertension, of course (you already knew that, right?). With dehydration, blood vessels can constrict and the body goes into water-saving mode. Therefore, the body reduces the amount of water loss through sweat, urination, and breathing. Your heart works harder, and your blood pressure goes up.
Water will help prevent chronic dehydration and your blood vessels from tightening.
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