Nutrition and blood pressure: The best and worst foods for hypertension
Last updated 7/29/2021 at 3:51pm
Did you know that nearly half of all adults in the U.S. suffer from hypertension, or high blood pressure, and are taking medication to help combat it? Even though it affects such a large population, only about 24% have their hypertension condition under control.
Many assume that medication is the only solution in helping combat high blood pressure; however, there are other common lifestyle factors that can drastically affect blood pressure levels, especially your diet.
Dr. Vikki Petersen, certified clinical nutritionist, chiropractor and functional medicine doctor, highlights the importanc...