Choosing and preparing foods that are lower in salt and sodium may help prevent or lower high blood pressure. Find a list of foods to choose more often and less often.
High Blood Pressure
Check out the "Recipes for Heart Health" section to help you cook up a week of tasty, heart healthy meals with recipes from the DASH eating plan.
Find information on a variety of high blood pressure topics, including facts and statistics, prevention, and more.
Find basic information and resources on high blood pressure. Also in Spanish.
Also in Spanish
Learn the basics about blood pressure and how to know if yours is in a healthy range.
Control high blood pressure, cholesterol and weight, to reduce your risk for heart disease.
Discover the DASH (Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension) eating plan to gain better control of high blood pressure. See a week's worth of sample menus and recipes, which feature plenty of fruits, vegetables, whole grains, and other foods that are heart healthy and lower in salt/sodium.
Learn ways to talk to your family about the connection between diabetes, high blood pressure, and kidney disease. Download the Family Reunion Health Guide in PDF |1.5 MB.