Sunday, 4 December 2016

Dealing with High Blood Pressure? Prepare this Extreme Blood Cleanser!


Start your day with tasty and healthy smoothie instead of coffee. This smoothie contains high levels of potassium that controls high blood pressure or else known as hypertension. While it will keep the rate of blood pressure normal also will benefityour overall health.  Even if you do not suffer from high blood pressure, there is no reason why you cannot add this drink to your diet.
High blood pressure is a serious condition. If left untreated, it can lead to damage of heart, blood vessels, kidneys and other organs of your body. If you are already dealing with high hypertension,check the blood pressure regularly, at least few times a day. Another thing that is of great importance is that you have to modify your diet and make lifestyle changes.
It is highly recommendedfor people with high blood pressure to have a balanced and nutritious diet, to restrict sodium intake, limit alcohol, limit caffeine intake and reduce stress in their life.

Foods that contain vitamin C and potassium are most beneficial as they containnutrients that lower blood pressure. Vitamin C acts as antioxidant and neutralizes free radicals as well as provides relaxation of blood vessel walls. Another advantage from taking vitamin C is that it also works as diuretic and removes excess sodium and water from the body. Potassium, on the other hand, reduces blood pressure, especially systolic as it increases the excretion of sodium.
Fresh strawberries and kiwi are included in this smoothie as providers of Vitamin C. Bananas are included for needed potassium and flaxseeds for fiber content.
Dairy products add to the health benefits of this smoothie, therefore this recipe includes skim milk and low-fat yogurt.
Garden cress can be another option for this drink if you want to enhance the smoothie’s flavor. Plus, this herb is rich in vitamins A, C and K, and offers cardiovascular benefits.
You will require below things in order to prepare this healthy and beneficial smoothie:
  • Skim milk
  • Low-fat yogurt
  • Strawberries
  • One banana
  • One kiwi
  • Ground flaxseed
  • Garden cress (optional)
Blender, knife and measuring cups should be prepared prior to start of preparation of this smoothie.
Follow below given steps:
  1. Pour ½ cup of skim milk into a blender.
  2. Add ½ cup of low-fat yogurt.
  3. Toss in ½ cup of sliced strawberries.
  4. Slice 1 banana into it.
  5. Add the chunks of 1 peeled kiwi.
  6. Add a spoonful of ground flaxseeds.
  7. Blend the mixture for a couple of minutes.
  8. Chop and add a little garden cress and blend again if you like, this is optional.
  9. Your smoothie is ready.
Enjoy this healthy and refreshing morning smoothie and lower high blood pressure naturally. Consume this drink at least few times a week, if not daily. If you are already taking medications, continue so, as this is additional help for this condition.
At the end, you will only receive benefits from consuming the same. So much health in just in glass.