The ideal diet for someone with hypertension
, or high blood pressure
, is the DASH diet
(Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension). In studies this specific plan has been proven to lower high blood pressure or maintain normal pressure. To summarize it consists of fruits and vegetables, low fat or non-fat dairy, and low salt containing foods.
This site has a few daily recommendations: http://dashdiet.org/
There are many recipes and guidelines that you can find online for each type of food so you don't have to feel entirely limited. Eat healthy and monitor your blood pressure daily!
Disclaimer: Advice and opinions given are based on the information provided and must not be used as an official medical recommendation. The limitations of the internet prevent an appropriate evaluation. Always consult your doctor if there is concern. BEWARE OF BAD ADVICE!