TRIBUNJOGJA.COM – High blood pressure or hypertension is a condition when the blood flow in the arteries is under too high a pressure.
The more blood pumped by the heart and the narrower the arteries, the higher the blood pressure.
A person can be called hypertension if they have blood pressure above 140/90 mmHg.
Usually, this disease triggers the onset of other chronic diseases, such as heart disease and stroke.
For people with high blood pressure, maintaining a diet is obligatory in order to get and maintain a healthy blood pressure.
The American Heart Association (AHA) recommends that people with high blood pressure eat lots of fruits, vegetables, lean protein, and whole grains.
Here are 9 foods that people with high blood pressure should avoid, quoted from Healthline:
Salt contributes greatly to high blood pressure and heart disease.
Because, salt can affect the balance of fluid in the blood.