Potassium-rich foods to control high BP

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A diet with potassium-rich foods can help in reducing the effect of sodium. It eases tension in your blood vessel walls and thus brings down blood pressure numbers.

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As per American Heart Association, people with blood pressure above 120/80 should increase their intake of potassium through die if otherwise healthy.

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This fruit is a well-known source of potassium. It is a perfect evening snack that can help you beat hunger pangs without affecting your bp.

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Dried apricots

Eating dried apricots can offer you the  goodness of the fruit, even when they are not in season

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Watermelons can keep you hydrated and improve your heart health too. They are loaded with beneficial plant components and  and have very less sugar.

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Not just potassium, pomegranate contains fibre, protein, vitamin C, vitamin K and folate too. This fruit also offers anti-inflammatory properties.

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Coconut water

This refreshing drink is one of the best substitutes for sugary drinks. Sip coconut water to get glowing skin, healthy kidneys and better heart health.

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This is one of the healthiest leafy greens. It is also a non-dairy source of calcium. From salad to smoothies, spinach can be added to diet in several ways.

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Orange juice

Orange juice will provide you with a good dose of vitamin C as well as potassium. Drink freshly-squeezed orange juice without adding sugar.

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Be careful!

Too much potassium can be harmful to those suffering from kidney disease. Consult your doctor to know your daily intake of potassium.

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