Your diet plays a crucial role in your overall health and your blood pressure in particular. Watch our video to see how changes in what you eat can impact on your hypertension and may help reduce your blood pressure.
Always consult your doctor before changing your diet if you are unwell or have any concerns.
A balanced diet includes a broad mix of foods that provide all the nutrients your body needs, and occasionally, the odd treat. It’s a ‘pattern’ or way of eating that you can stick to, in the long-term.
Check out these mouth watering, healthy mealtime options that are lower in salt, yet big on flavour.
If your cupboard is loaded with crisps, biscuits and processed foods you’re likely to give in to temptation. So, stock up on healthier foods for your blood pressure instead.
Salt in your diet can be disguised in many forms. We unmask some of the other names salt goes by so you can keep an eye out for it.