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Reduce High Blood Pressure With Plates, Forks, and Exercise

Reduce High Blood Pressure With Plates, Forks, and Exercise
Hypertension is an epidemic in the United States, despite many people not even realizing they are at risk with blood pressures higher than 120/80. Nearly half of the adult population has high blood pressure or its precursor, called pre-hypertension. That's more than 100 million American men and women! Therefore, it is not surprising that hyper...
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Meat intake and the risk of hypertension in middle-aged and older women.

Increased intake of meat may heighten the risk of hypertension in middle-aged and older women.

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Three Diseases Linked to Sugary Beverages

Sugary Drinks Increase Gout, Hypertension and Kidney Disease Risk Sugary Drinks Increase Gout, Hypertension and Kidney Disease Risk
The sugary beverage industry spends billions of dollars on advertisement and marketing campaigns aimed at showing us the sweet side of their products. But what these advertisements do not tell us is the bitter and unhealthy side of these drinks. Regular consumption of large quantities of sugary drinks can lead to some serious he...
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Ultra-Processed Food Consumption and the Incidence of Hypertension in a Mediterranean Cohort: The Seguimiento Universidad de Navarra Project.

​Consuming generous portions of ultra-processed foods may accelerate the onset of hypertension.

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Fiber-Rich Foods Reduce High Blood Pressure

Reducing Hypertension Lowers End Organ Damage Risk Reducing Hypertension Lowers End Organ Damage Risk
Fiber comes only from plant-based foods, as animal products have no fiber. Eating a diet high in fiber may help reduce high blood pressure in hypertensive patients, according to a study that appeared in the Journal of Hypertension in 2005. By analyzing the results of 25 randomized controlled trials, researchers from Tulane University Scho...
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Vegetarian diet reduces the risk of hypertension independent of abdominal obesity and inflammation: a prospective study.

​Hypertension may occur with greater incidence in non-vegetarians than in vegetarians.

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Effects of garlic on blood pressure in patients with and without systolic hypertension: a meta-analysis.

​Increased dietary intake of garlic may be beneficial in reducing the blood pressure of individuals suffering from systolic hypertension.

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Alcohol consumption and risk for hypertension in middle-aged Japanese men.

​A surge in hypertension risk appears to be related with alcohol consumption in middle-aged men.

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Alcohol intake and future incidence of hypertension in a general Japanese population: the Hisayama study.

Light, moderate, and heavy alcohol consumers may have a higher tendency to suffer from hypertension than non-consumers of alcoholic beverages.

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Effect of soy isoflavones on blood pressure: a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials.

High dietary intake of soy isoflavones may help to  reduce the blood pressure of individuals with hypertension.

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Meat Cooking Methods and Risk of Hypertension: Results From Three Prospective Cohort Studies.

​Generous consumption of grilled, roasted, broiled, and barbecued chicken, fish, and meat may increase an individual's vulnerability to hypertension.

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Fruit and vegetables consumption and incident hypertension: dose-response meta-analysis of prospective cohort studies.

​Consistent consumption of fruits and vegetables may help cut down the risk of developing hypertension.

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