Blood Pressure

Blood Pressure

9.6 Lowering Blood Pressure with Vitamins and Minerals from Food

There are some supplements that may help to lower blood pressure. Supplements are just nutrients in the form of a pill. I will list the names of these nutrients, but I will provide you with food sources of those nutrients. Consuming the food sources of these nutrients is much better for your health.

  • Vitamin C
    • Guava
    • Red sweet peppers
    • Green sweet peppers
    • Kiwis
    • Oranges
    • Strawberries
    • Brussel sprouts
    • Cantaloupe
    • Papaya
    • Broccoli
    • Sweet potato
    • Tomato juice
    • Cauliflower
    • Pineapple
    • Kale
    • Mango
  • Omega 3 Fatty Acids
    • Nuts and Seeds (flaxseed, chia seeds, walnuts)
    • Plant Oils (soybean oil, canola oil, flaxseed oil)
  • Garlic
    • Add fresh garlic to foods when cooking
  • Coenzyme Q10
    • Soybean oil
    • Corn oil
    • Olive oil
    • Peanuts
    • Sesame seeds
    • Pistachio nuts
    • Walnuts
    • Hazelnuts
    • Avocado
    • Black currant
    • Soybeans
  • Resveratrol
    • Red grapes
    • Grape juice
  • L-arginine
    • Pumpkin seeds
    • Soybeans
    • Peanuts
    • Spirulina
    • Lentils
    • Calcium
    • Soybeans
    • Tofu
    • White beans, pinto beans, navy beans, chickpeas
    • Almonds, brazil nuts, hazelnuts
    • Turnip greens
    • Okra
    • Chinese cabbage, bok choy
    • Kale
    • Mustard greens
    • Broccoli
  • Magnesium
    • Pumpkin, squash
    • Brazil nuts
    • Mackerel
    • Quinoa
    • Spinach
    • Almonds, Cashews, Pine nuts
    • Buckwheat
    • White beans
    • Black beans
    • Green vegetables (example: kale, spinach)
  • Potassium
    • Sweet potato
    • Tomatoes
    • Beet greens
    • Potato
    • Soybeans
    • Lima beans
    • Bananas
    • Spinach
    • Peaches

Best foods for high blood pressure (by an RD)

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