Are you looking for positive lifestyle changes to proactively control your blood pressure? Consult with our plant-based dietitians for a tailored plan for blood pressure management that fits your personal needs.
Are you in search of the most effective dietary plan to maintain healthy blood pressure? Plant-based vegan and vegetarian dietitians focus on enhancing your dietary and lifestyle choices to actively support your blood pressure management.
Nutrition plays a crucial role in preventing the development of high blood pressure. It also helps in managing blood pressure to prevent complications. Our team of vegan and vegetarian dietitians and nutritionists are here to create a personalized meal plan that aligns with your specific requirements, preferences, and objectives.
Many people who suffer from high blood pressure also encounter difficulties in weight management. Our plant-based nutrition experts can work with you to develop a calorie-reduction strategy promoting healthy and sustainable weight loss. They will assist you in enhancing your protein intake while adhering to a reduced-calorie meal plan that fulfills your nutritional requirements.
Are you tired of experiencing symptoms like nausea, headache, and chest pain and worried about the complications that high blood pressure might bring? Our plant-based dietitians and nutritionists are here to provide you with assistance in making positive and lasting lifestyle changes. They can collaborate with you to optimize your diet, recommend necessary supplements, and cultivate new healthy habits to help you proactively control your blood pressure.
Making healthy dietary choices is a crucial lifestyle change that you can make to effectively control your blood pressure. Our team is available to offer professional guidance and empowerment, making it easier for you to create and follow a personalized diet plan that suits your requirements while keeping you motivated.
We employ one of the top software that provides over 4,000 dietitian-generated easy and tasty recipes. We will evaluate your personal nutritional needs and take into consideration blood pressure management. You only need to let us know what is your preference and choose your favourite recipes that are in accordance with these needs. Then you will receive a weekly grocery list and detailed recipe instructions to make it simple for you.
A macronutrient plan is also what we use to lay out your meal plan. It’s easy to use and provides assistance for us to evaluate and identify where the room for improvement in your current diet. This tool can help you structure your day no matter if your goal is to prevent high blood pressure or manage the existing hypertension.
If you have no idea where to start your dietary plan for high blood pressure, you can benefit from portion size recommendations. You will be provided with professional guidance in the appropriate servings of each food group, making it easier to sustain dietary consistency.
We also have an application where you can record your daily food intake and this will generate an in-depth analysis of the macronutrient and micronutrient content of your diet. If you think that you will benefit more from a data-driven approach, our dietitians can work with you by reviewing this report and providing recommendations regarding necessary adjustments to help you reach your objectives easily and effectively.
If you have difficulties in dealing with your relationship with food or are tired of experiencing emotional eating. This picture & mood food journal would be a good fit for you. It’s also appropriate for people who do not like calorie tracking.
Start a journey with us to regain control of your blood pressure and enhance your quality of life. Working with our plant-based dietitians allows you to better understand and improve your current nutritional status and needs. We will collaborate on developing feasible and meaningful objectives to achieve the best of your health.
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Foods that are high in potassium, magnesium, and calcium are helpful in managing high blood pressure. This type of food includes bananas, potatoes, sweet potatoes, dark leafy greens, nuts and seeds, etc. Reach our dietitians to obtain more of the information and navigate an effective way to fit these foods into your daily routine.
In general, the answer depends on which type of tofu you are having for your blood pressure. Tofu is a good plant-based source of protein and it also provides a considerable amount of potassium and calcium that helps with blood pressure.
However, tyramine an amino acid that may elevate blood pressure, is also found in tofu but only the fermented ones. Therefore, it is recommended to choose fresh and non-fermented tofu when you have concerns with your blood pressure.
The Dietary approach to stopping hypertension (DASH) is more of an eating plan to lower blood pressure instead of a diet. It places its focus on consuming more fruits and vegetables, nuts and seeds, whole grains, healthy fat etc. And it could be easily adapted to people who follow a plant-based diet. Get a discovery call to start your journey with the DASH diet.
Research shows that following a vegetarian diet, especially a vegan diet, is linked to substantial decreases in blood pressure compared to diets that include both plant and animal foods. This is primarily due to people who eat a plant-based diet consuming more of the potassium, fibre, and less sodium which are beneficial for blood pressure management. Getting excited? Contact our dietitians to learn more about plant-based diets.
It’s true that potassium-rich diet does help with managing high blood pressure. This is because potassium counters the impact of sodium by promoting the excretion of sodium through urine. Additionally, potassium plays a role in relaxing the blood vessel walls further reducing blood pressure.
The normal range of blood pressure for vegans and vegetarians is a systolic pressure of less than 120 mmHg and a diastolic pressure of less than 80 mmHg. Meanwhile, elevated blood pressure refers to 120-129 mmHg for systolic pressure but diastolic pressure remains under 80 mmHg. If you have blood pressure higher than 130/80 mmHg on more than one occasion, that might indicate high blood pressure and please consult a healthcare provider for further guidance.
Vegetables are a great source of fibre, potassium, and other essential nutrients. Incorporating more vegetables in your dietary choice would definitely help with the management of your blood pressure. However, that doesn’t mean not eating vegetables is the only factor causing high blood pressure. In fact, the development of high blood pressure can be attributed to numerous aspects including genetics, obesity, tobacco and alcohol use, being physically inactive, having a diet high in salt etc.
Speaking of blood pressure, one thing that cannot be missed is salt or more specifically sodium in salt. A high sodium intake would lead to water staying in your blood vessels which increases the volume of blood flow in your body, thereby increasing blood pressure.
Therefore, foods that are high in sodium contribute to high blood pressure and they usually include sauces, pickles, some canned foods, salted nuts and seeds etc. Want to double-check your sodium intake, get a discovery call with our plant-based dietitians to find out more about your current nutrient status and needs.
Research shows many of the supplements may help with high blood pressure like potassium, magnesium, and vitamin D. However, that doesn’t mean it is necessary, effective or even safe for you. Improving your dietary habits and food choices is always a better and more effective resolution in blood pressure management than taking supplements.
Even a slight decrease in weight can be beneficial for managing or preventing high blood pressure in many individuals who are overweight. However, weight management can be very challenging and requires a lot of motivation. Our team of vegan dietitians can provide you with professional guidance and support to help you lose weight in a healthy and sustainable way.
There is no best drink in the morning to manage your blood pressure. There is no single food, drink, or meal that can act as a remedy for hypertension. Eating a balanced and diversified plant-based diet with whole or less processed foods should be the best approach.
Anxiety and stress would also cause an increase in blood pressure and that is the case for white coat hypertension. In this kind of situation, you can lie down and take a deep breath to help you relax. Meanwhile, it is important to avoid smoking, drinking coffee, and exercising half an hour before you see your healthcare provider.
It’s generally advised to check your blood pressure in the morning before eating or taking any medication. To be more reliable and accurate, consider taking 2-3 consecutive measurements. In the meantime, it is critical to take your measurements at the same time every day.
Most people who have high blood pressure do not have any symptoms and that is why hypertension is also called as a “silent killer“. However, if the blood pressure is severely high (greater than 180/120 mmHg), you may experience symptoms like severe headache, nausea and vomiting, chest pain, dizziness etc.
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