Next time you head to the grocery store, add these 12 super foods to your list because they can help you lower your blood pressure.
White beans: By eating just one cup you’ll be adding extra calcium, magnesium, and potassium to your diet. These tiny super foods taste great in entrees or low-sodium soups.
Pork tenderloin: Hey carnivores, you can still enjoy meat! Pork tenderloin has magnesium and potassium, and as a bonus, pork doesn’t have a ton of saturated fat like most meat.
Kiwi: Kiwi is delicious and available all year long. It contains Vitamin C, potassium and other vital nutrients to help lower your blood pressure.
Bananas: We all know bananas are packed with potassium but they also provide your body with magnesium and calcium. Freeze them before they spoil and use in smoothies!
Kale: Kale is delicious in salads or in a smoothie but it also provides health benefits to lower your blood pressure.
Broccoli: Enjoy one cup of cooked broccoli for blood pressure, lowering properties as well as cancer fighting properties.
Avocado: Avocados have pressure soothing minerals, heart-healthy monounsaturated fats, and health-promoting carotenoids.
Spinach: It’s low in calories and is full of potassium, folate, and magnesium.
Baked potatoes: Magnesium and potassium are what baked potatoes so good for your blood pressure!
Soybeans: Eat edamame for a healthy snack to help lower your blood pressure.
Dark chocolate: You can still indulge and help your heart health by eating about 30 calories of dark chocolate a day!
Blueberries: Enjoy blueberries in fat-free yogurt or oatmeal since they improve the health of blood vessels.