Hypertension can be controlled through lifestyle modifications and Dietary Approach to Stop Hypertension (DASH).
The DASH eating plan requires you to make no special food preparations, and instead provides you with daily and weekly nutritional goals. This plan recommends:
- That you eat more vegetables, fruits, and whole grains Include fat-free or low-fat dairy products, fish, poultry, beans, nuts, and vegetable oils in your diet.
- Limit foods that are high in saturated fat, such as fatty meats, full-fat dairy products, and tropical oils such as coconut, palm kernel, and palm oils.
- Limit your intake of sugar-sweetened beverages and sweet.