How to Prevent High Blood Pressure with Diet

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DESCRIPTION: High blood pressure, the #1 killer risk factor in the world, may be eliminated with a healthy enough diet.

This is a video that’s long overdue. The downside of me just covering whatever pops up in the literature is that some really fundamental topics may not get immediate coverage.

Having a “normal” blood pressure may set one up for dying from “normal” causes such as heart attacks and strokes. For more on this concept, see When Low Risk Means High Risk ( It’s like having a normal cholesterol level. See Optimal Cholesterol Level (
So it seems high blood pressure is a choice. Like cavities, or heart disease: Cavities and Coronaries: Our Choice (

Even end-stage malignant hypertension can be reversed with diet (thereby showing it was the diet and not other lifestyle factors that protected traditional plant-based populations). See Kempner Rice Diet: Whipping Us Into Shape (

Flax seeds, hibiscus tea, whole grains, and nitrate rich vegetables may offer additional protection:
• Flax Seeds for Hypertension (
• Hibiscus Tea vs. Plant-Based Diets for Hypertension (
• Whole Grains May Work As Well As Drugs (
• Hearts Shouldn’t Skip a Beet (

Why not just take the drugs? See The Actual Benefit of Diet vs. Drugs ( and Why Prevention is Worth a Ton of Cure (

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