High blood pressure: The food that reduces hypertension ‘within 3 hours’ of intake


“Our hope is that increasing one’s intake of vegetables with a high dietary nitrate content, such as green leafy vegetables or beetroot, might be a lifestyle approach that one could easily employ to improve cardiovascular health.”

The team of researchers, from Barts and the London School of Medicine, warned that one harmless side effect of beetroot juice is that it could turn urine pink.

The UK guideline recommends some lifestyle changes, such as eating less salt, drinking less alcohol and increasing physical activity to reduce blood pressure.



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