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EAT SMART

Eat a healthy diet of vegetables, fruits, whole grains, beans, legumes, nuts, plant-based proteins, lean animal proteins like fish and seafood.

Limit sugary foods and drink, red or processed meats, salty foods, refined carbohydrates and highly processed foods.

MOVE MORE

Physical activity helps control blood pressure, weight and stress levels.

MANAGE WEIGHT

When overweight, even the slightest weight loss can help reduce High blood pressure.

NO NICOTINE

Every time your smoke, vape, or use any tobacco, the nicotine can cause a temporary increase in blood pressure.

GOOD SLEEP

Short sleep (less than 7 hours) and poor-quality sleep are associated with high blood pressure.

 

Reference: American Heart Association

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