To prevent high blood pressure
or manage it better you should:
Use less salt. Do not eat many
Eat a diet rich in fruits,
vegetables and whole-grain, high-fiber foods.
Choose fat-free or low-fat dairy
Limit alcoholic to one drink a day
(for women) or two drinks a day (for men).
Know what your healthy weight
should be. Keep it at or below that level.
Enjoy at least 30 minutes of
moderate physical activity on most days of the week
Have your blood pressure checked
at least once a year.
If you have high blood
blood pressure. Check it on a regularly basis. At least have it checked
your medicine exactly as prescribed; don't run out of pills even for one
your parents, siblings, and children have their blood pressures checked
For more information:
Guidelines from Centers for Disease
Control - Hypertension
Dietary guidelines for better blood
Physical Activity Recommendations
for all fitness levels