what are the foods that trigger this illness?

Philippines
June 23, 2007 10:11am CST
my mom has one so i want to help her avoid the DONT foods.
7 responses
• Indonesia
7 Aug 07
those that contain high salt (not only sodium, but also potassium as well). so, goodbye for CHIPS... those that contain saturated fatty-acid or trans-fatty acid. let's just simply said, the foods that FRIED i recommend your mom to eat some FISH, espesially marine fish. it can lower blood pressure. and your mom should take sometime to walk, jog, or even running routinely
• Philippines
13 Nov 07
yes, i always tell her that fish are good..
• Philippines
14 Jul 07
it is ok to have some fat in the diet because we also need fat to make some vitamins needed by our body. just be sure it is used in moderation. If fat can not be avoided, for example oil, just be sure to use oils from plant sources... EVOO (extra virgin olive oil) will be good, canola oil, etc. fish andfish oil is a good source of omega 3 fatty acid that is considered good cholesterol, which is good for the heart. Fats that are considered bad are fats from animal sources. say goodbye to the drippings of steak.
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• Philippines
13 Nov 07
tnx for the info cjulsmile..=)
@ryanphil01 (4184)
• Philippines
24 Jun 07
Foods rich in saturated fat like butter fat in milk products, fat from red meat, and tropical oils such as coconut oil may contribute to having hypertension. Also extra cholesterol from foods that come from animals (meats, eggs, and dairy products)also increase the risk of heart attacks. High glycemic index foods that have added sugar such as pastries, cakes, cookies and most soft drinks; those made from flour such as bakery products and pastas; fruit juices; root vegetables such as potatoes and beets; and fruits. These contribute in developing diabetes which may be a risk factor for hypertension.
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• Philippines
13 Nov 07
yes i agree..my mom should avoid that.
• United States
24 Jun 07
in recent days, lots of people are coping with the high blood pressure .may be the fatty foods caused the illness , you can told the sufferer eat much more celery,or eat the mix celery and the earthnut, someone said this is from chinese herbalist. you could try , more details contact me
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• Philippines
13 Nov 07
thanks zhang "tosha"...for the info..ill research that.
@angel3 (49)
23 Jun 07
hi indiogeek, I have recently been diagnosed with high blood pressure so things I would say to watch out for are fried foods, definitely pork fat of any kind, if your mum likes bacon, then cut all the fat off. Lamb cutlets are quite fatty. Grill everything you can that can be grilled instead of frying foods. avoid too many fried eggs. cut down on extreme sweet foods too, like gigantic desserts. reduce the portions slightly. Opt out of eating too many spicey foods. Even though its still good to have a treat. make sure to eat plenty of good fatty foods like fish for omega 3 vitiamins.change from white rice if she eats that to brown whole grain rice you have to boil it a bit longer or steam it. Cut down on bread intake and butter. Definitely watch what drinks you have and how many coffees too. Caffeine intake also pumps too many stimulants through your system. I am sorry this may sound a little negative but if she reduces her meals to smaller portions a little bit of what she likes will not harm. provided its only a little bit. If she loves chocolate then get her to change to eating dark chocolate instead of milk chocolate. I hope this helps kind regards
• Philippines
13 Nov 07
thanks for the info angel, my mom have this medication for her illness and its for life.i hope you well.God bless!
@besthope44 (12135)
• India
24 Oct 10
Most time, its my work..with ontime deliveries and work loads. I try to divert mind on music and i feel better. We need to manage hypertension, as it is part of life in busy world. But if we concentrate, we can manage it. I does it through my yoga, listening music and going out on vacation.
• Philippines
25 Jun 07
These are just some of the foods that your mom SHOULD AVOID: 1. fatty foods 2. foods rich in cholesterol 3. foods high in sodium Fatty foods and cholesterol can thicken the blood vessel. So a thick blood vessel means that there is a small passage way for the blood. Which means that the heart has to pump faster to compensate so that your body has oxygen, nutrients, etc.