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Hypertension Diet : Healthy diet plan for Hypertension

Hypertension Diet : Healthy diet plan for Hypertension

Hypertension is elevated blood pressure. The normal systolic pressure is 120mm Hg and diastolic pressure is 80mm Hg.

But during hypertension the pressure is increased to 160mm Hg/95mm Hg.

Principle of diet:

A normal calorie, normal protein, complex carbohydrates, low fat, low sodium, and high potassium diet should be provided.

Hypertension diet

 

  • If the patient is obese low calorie diet should be provided.

  • As they are prone to atherosclerosis it is advisable to avoid high intake of fats.

  • Complex carbohydrates should be provided.

  • Moderate restriction of sodium reduces diastolic pressure by 6-10mm Hg and enhances blood pressure.

  • A high potassium diet should be given because low levels of it cause the body to retain sodium and water.

Foods to be included for Hypertension diet:

Grains, vegetables, fruits (fruits and vegetables are good sources of potassium), skimmed milk, lean meat, and certain fish can be given.

Foods to be avoided for Hypertension diet:

Salt in cooking or at the table, ajinomoto, baking powder, preserved foods such as pickles, canned foods, potato chips, papads, ketchup, sauce, baked foods such as biscuits, cakes, peanut butter, frozen peas, shell fish, and dry fish, etc.

{Also Read: How to Start a Perfect Mediterranean Diet for Heart Health? }

Sample diet for hypertension:

Dietary management for hypertension

Timmings

Menu

Servings

Early morning

tea

1 Cup

Breakfast

Pulka

2 no.'s

 

Chole curry

1 serving

 

Chickoo fruit

1 no.

Mid-morning

Banana milkshake

1 glass

Lunch

Rice

2 Servings

 

Tomato dhal

1 Serving

 

Liver curry

1 Serving

 

Curd

1 Cup

Tea time

Fruit custard 

2 Cups

Dinner

Pulka

1 no.

 

Rice

2Servings

 

Cluster beans curry

1 Serving

 

Gogu dhal

1Serving

 

Salad 

1Serving

 

Curd

1 Cup

Bed-time

Buttermilk

1 glass

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