Posts tagged with olive oil

8 Foods to Help Reduce Hypertension

Posted on July 25, 2018 by Leave a comment

http://blog.centerformedicalweightloss.com/blog/wp-content/plugins/sociofluid/images/facebook_32.png http://blog.centerformedicalweightloss.com/blog/wp-content/plugins/sociofluid/images/twitter_32.png

blog_feedheartYou probably already know that obesity can cause hypertension, but did you know there are certain foods that help prevent or lower the risk of high blood pressure? According to the Framingham Heart Study, people suffering from obesity have a 27% increased risk of hypertension. They have an increase in fatty tissue that forces heart to work harder and puts more pressure on the arteries. According to a Center for Disease Control and Prevention report, about 7 in 10 U.S. adults with high blood pressure use medications to treat the condition. The CDC also reported high blood pressure costs the United States about $48.6 billion each year. With healthier choices, we can reduce the amount of medication needed.

MORE …

Tags: , , , , , , ,

Categories

Select Month