This is your guide to - lower blood pressure with diet.
The main point being made in the guide (see below) is that you can lower your blood pressure with diet alone. In fact, your food choices affect your chances of developing high blood pressure in the first place. So if you want to prevent high blood pressure, diet approaches are a good place to start. Most doctors have believed that diet played a huge role in controlling blood pressure but there was not enough research to back this up. More recently researchers have (well a few years ago) proven the role of diet in lowing blood pressure without question.
Research shows you may not need medication to lower blood pressure
The research study showed us that blood pressure can be lowered by following the Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension (DASH) eating plan. The diet is very specific and if you are serious about lowering your blood pressure with diet, you should follow it 100%
For those less ambitious, the researchers found that each step alone lowers blood pressure as well. So you can take pieces of the diet and use them. The biggest blood pressure lowering effect was seen with reduced sodium intake.
This lower blood pressure with diet guide was produced by the national institues of health and you can download it for free below. It is based on the DASH research findings. It will tell you specifically how to follow the DASH eating plan they used in the study. It offers tips on how to start and stay on the eating plan, as well as a week of menus and recipes.