Hypertension is almost a lifelong disease. Once diagnosed, we generally need to take antihypertensive drugs for a long time according to the doctor's advice. Long term drug treatment is often too much for our body to eat. At this time, we need diet therapy to improve it. Many friends do not know the specific diet therapy methods for hypertension. Next, we will introduce the dietotherapy of hypertension.
1、 Food recommendations for lowering blood pressure
Research shows that the purple skin of eggplant is rich in vitamin E and P, which is incomparable to other vegetables. Among them, vitamin P, can enhance capillary elasticity, and can improve microcirculation, hypertension, arteriosclerosis and scurvy, has a certain effect. The saponin in eggplant fiber has the effect of reducing cholesterol. Therefore, eggplant is a good food therapy for patients with hypertension and arteriosclerosis.
Radish contains quercetin, kaempferol and other substances. These substances are related to the effect of biological flavonoids (vitamin P), which can enhance the absorption of vitamin C and improve the microvascular function. At the same time, it can also increase the coronary artery blood flow, reduce blood fat, and enhance the synthesis of adrenalin, so it has the effect of lowering blood pressure and strengthening heart.
Okra contains a high amount of mucus, which is rich in soluble dietary fiber. If gum, Arabic gum, carboxymethyl cellulose, etc., can prevent the digestion of intestinal carbohydrate, and then reduce the absorption of glucose, it is speculated that it can reduce postprandial blood glucose. Okra seeds contain about a large number of essential amino acids and unsaturated fatty acids needed by human body α- Glucosidasec and α- The ability of amylase can delay the digestion of carbohydrates and help control blood sugar after meals. The inhibition ability of pod skin is better than that of seeds.
Sweet and sour radish
Extended reading: Edible complete of carrot