Food intake plays a big role in hypertension, especially how much salt you consume. You are recommended to limit your salt intake to less than 100 mmol of sodium or 6 grammes of sodium chloride a day. This is equivalent to less than 1 ? teaspoonfuls of salt or 3 teaspoonfuls of monosodium glutamate. Remember that salt is hidden in certain types of food like preserved food, jeruk, canned food and sauces. The ideal diet to lower your blood pressure is one that is rich in fruits, vegetables and dairy products with reduced saturated and total fat.
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