If You Have High Blood Pressure, Add These Foods To Your Shopping List!

If high blood pressure is bringing you down, what you eat can make a world of difference. But when a doctor recommends taking up the DASH (Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension) diet, it can be difficult to not think about all the foods you may be missing out on. Fortunately, eating healthier to keep your blood pressure down can introduce you to a wide world of wondrous foods like these! Here’s a useful guide to foods that will help lower your blood pressure.

Edamame

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Photo credit: Tara Walton/Toronto Star via Getty Images
Photo credit: Tara Walton/Toronto Star via Getty Images

Edamame, or soybeans, can make for a healthy snack—especially alongside sushi—that helps reduce high blood pressure. Not only is this versatile legume contain nutrients that aid in lowering blood pressure, but it’s also packed with other things that are known to help prevent cancer, osteoporosis, as well as high cholesterol.