THOSE WITH HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE OR HEART PROBLEMS MUST AVOID THESE 14 FOODS

Nutrition is one of major causes of coronary diseases; therefore proper diet is of great importance to keep health at optimal level.

Certain foods which damage the heart, blood circulation, and also cause other serious health issues: 

  • TABLE SALT

Excessive salt intake is wrong and leads to impaired blood circulation and also water retention, as well increases risk of brain, kidneys, heart problems.

  • FRENCH FRIES

French fries contains up to 270 mg of sodium and also 19 grams fat. If is consumed more sodium than necessary then body retain water and gain weight.

  • PIZZA

Grocery Manufacturers Association announced that pizza is packed with sodium and that is detrimental to the body,especially goes for substitute cheddar and meat pizzas.

  • FROZEN POT PIES

Sweet pie contains 35 g of fat, 1400 mg of sodium, values that surpass allowed daily limit.

  • CANNED CHICKEN NOODLE SOUP

It contains staggering amounts of sodium; one portion of serving of this soup contains 800 mg sodium.

  • CANNED BISCUITS

These are excessively packed with processed substances and sodium content.

  • MARGARINE

it`s one of the unhealthiest ingredients- it requires high temperature to be prepared, it is packed with aluminum, platinum and nickel.

THOSE WITH HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE OR HEART PROBLEMS MUST AVOID THESE 14 FOODS

  • PICKLES

Pickles are high in sodium, medium-sized pickle contain 570 mg of sodium, 1/3 more of allowed daily intake.

  • PROCESSED MEAT

Most heart problems are caused meat products as wieners, bacon, frankfurter and bologna. In order to avoid high blood pressure and keep healthy heart, avoid processed meats. Also consume low-salt meat like turkey bosom and chicken.

  • RED MEAT

Limit consumption of junk food as well trans-fat based foods like red meat because they are associated with veins and heart problems.

  • SUGAR

Sugar- artificial one, is associated with hypertension and severe heart-related problems.

  • DOUGHNUTS

Besides being very tasty, doughnuts have lot of calories and fat, containing 200 calories and 12 grams of fat.

  • POP DRINKS

Study done by the America Heart Association, finds that sodas and fuzzy drinks are loaded with artificial sugar, major culprits for hypertension.

  • LIQUOR

A lot of studies have drawn same conclusion: alcohol reduces blood supply levels, and according research in South Korea, one of the main causes of hypertension is liquor.

  • SUBSTANCES THAT HELP LOWER BLOOD PRESSURE

Fiber-dense foods  lower blood pressure. Those are beans, peas, veggies, grain oats, pasta and rice.  All abundant in vitamins and minerals. They also make you feel full for extended period of time.

  • NATURAL PRODUCTS AND VEGGIES

Foods high in potassium lower sodium levels and protect from hypertension. Consume more spinach, lima beans, tomatoes, bananas sweet potatoes and oranges.

  • HERBS AND SPICES

Instead of salt healthy herbs can be added to dishes such as basel, thyme, rosemary, oregano, sage.

 

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