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More people visit doctors for high blood pressure than for any other condition, aside from the common cold. And while blood pressure medications are usually effective, science has shown us that many foods can help lower blood pressure, too.

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Fruits and Veggies Lower Your Blood Pressure, Research Shows

What you can do: To cut your risk of high blood pressure, try winter dishes that are rich in flavonoids, like our Baked Eggplant with Tomato Chutney, Couscous with Pistachios and Currants, and Raspberry-Tangerine Tart.

Eat Like This to Manage Diabetes Naturally

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Eat and Drink This to Prevent High Blood Pressure

What you can do: Incorporate a clove or two of garlic into your meals, try hibiscus tea several times a day, and favor foods like celery and bitter greens.

Soothe Holiday Stress with a 1,000-Year-Old Trick

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5 Ways to Shake Salt Out of Your Diet

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Energy Drinks Jolt Your Heart Rate, Blood Pressure

What you can do: Watch your consumption of energy drinks. Two a day for just 7 days raised heart rate and blood pressure in healthy adults, and scientists don’t yet know their long-term effects.

The Surprising Thing Damaging Your Heart

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It Only Takes 2 Canned Drinks to Raise Your Blood Pressure

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3 Power Minerals to Lower Your Blood Pressure

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One-Fifth of Your Daily Sodium Comes From Your Sandwich

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