5 Healthy Drinks To Prevent And Control Hypertension

According to a report from the Cardiological Society of India (CSI), one out of every three Indian is suffering from high blood pressure.

Tavishi Dogra
Written by: Tavishi DograPublished at: Jul 23, 2019Updated at: Apr 29, 2022
5 Healthy Drinks To Prevent And Control Hypertension

Do you know that one out of every three Indians suffers from hypertension? Yes, it is true. Although medications help a lot to control blood pressure, a healthy diet can bring some startling result. Also, in addition to a healthy diet, there are many such beverages which can help to control the level of high blood pressure and various other diseases.

According to a report of the Cardiological Society of India (CSI), which came in 2017, one out of every three Indian is upset with the disease of hypertension (high blood pressure). High blood pressure patients are often advised to reduce the amount of salt and intake of high sodium foods. But we are going to tell you 5 such drinks, with which you can overcome the problem of hypertension and stay away from several other diseases.

Low-Fat Milk

Milk is one of the healthier beverages because it is full of:

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  • potassium 
  • calcium
  • vitamin D
  • phosphorus 

and numerous other nutrients. According to a study published in the British Journal of Nutrition, drinking low-fat milk instead of full-fat milk can bring a big relief for the problem of high blood pressure because the full-fat dairy product contains palmitic acid, which blocks blood vessels.

Chia Seeds Infused Water

Chia seeds are full of omega-3 fatty acids and they help in dilating the blood and reducing high blood pressure. The process to drink chia seeds infused water:

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  • soak the seeds of Chia for half an hour in the water 
  • remove the seeds from the water
  • drink that water without seeds

After doing this for about a month, you will see effective results and changes in your blood pressure.

Pomegranate Juice

This red-colored fruit is potassium's powerhouse and patients of blood pressure know-how potassium-rich foods are beneficial in reducing hypertension. You will be shocked to know that pomegranate juice contains three times more antioxidants than green tea and red wine. According to several studies, drinking pomegranate juice every day helps a lot in reducing blood pressure.

Apple Cider Vinegar Drink

Those who read about health, are well-aware about the health benefits of apple cider vinegar. It contains many nutrients including potassium. Apple cider vinegar removes unnecessary sodium and toxic substances from the body and the enzymes present in juice regulates hypertension. Mixing apple cider vinegar with a few drops of honey in a glass of hot water gives many health benefits. Take note, to drink it on an empty stomach. It can also be used with lemonade because it is miraculous in reducing hypertension as well as removing ailments.

Fenugreek Water

This drink contains a fiber that helps to control blood pressure. Therefore, soak the fenugreek seeds in the water overnight and drink this water on an empty stomach in the morning. By doing this, your blood pressure will be controlled and you will stay away from several diseases.

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