Thanks to our busy lifestyles and constant stress in life, hypertension, also known as high blood pressure is an issue several of us struggle with. Also in the winter months, we tend to get lethargic and often skip our morning workout sessions and that is one of the main reasons for high blood pressure. Nowadays, high blood pressure has become an issue several struggle with and if you want some help to manage it, here are three drinks that will help you maintain a healthy lifestyle...
1. Orange juice
As per various health experts and nutritionists around the world, beginning your day with a glass of orange juice can help boost overall health. Consuming a cup of fresh orange juice in the morning can fulfil your daily vitamin requirement, especially vitamin C. Fruits that are rich in vitamin C may help manage high blood pressure. Other than that, orange juice is known to make blood vessels soft and flexible, which may help lowering blood pressure.
2. Honey water
As per Ayurvedaic and its traditions, honey and water could do wonders to bring high blood pressure levels in control. According to 'The Complete Book of Ayurvedic Home Remedies' by Dr Vasant Lad, "Add a teaspoon of honey and 5 to 10 drops of apple cider vinegar to a cup of hot water, and drink it early in the morning. This drink helps to reduce cholesterol, maintains vasodilation, and helps to regulate blood pressure."
3. Low-fat milk
According to the book, 'Healing Foods' by DK Publishing House, "Calcium may help reduce the risk of hypertension by keeping blood vessels elastic. Goat and sheep milk contains capric acid, a healthy fat that can help raise levels of "healthy" (HDL) cholesterol."
We hope this helps you manage hypertension better.