Prevention: High Blood Pressure

Blood_PressureYou can take steps to prevent high blood pressure by adopting a healthy lifestyle. These steps include maintaining a healthy weight; being physically active; following a healthy eating plan, that emphasizes fruits, vegetables, and lowfat dairy foods; choosing and preparing foods with less salt and sodium; and, if you drink alcoholic beverages, drinking in moderation. Here is a list of more healthy lifestyle habits for preventing and controlling high blood pressure.

  • Following a Healthy Eating Pattern
  • Reducing Salt and Sodium in Your Diet
  • Maintaining a Healthy Weight
  • Being Physically Active
  • Limiting Alcohol Intake
  • Quitting Smoking

via Prevention: Guide to Lower High Blood Pressure.