Get Potatoes In Your Diet

They might not seem like the healthiest of vegetable, despite being possibly the most versatile one on the market, but potatoes have been proven to help lower high blood pressure.

Potatoes are rich in potassium and it’s this that gives the vegetable its apparent healing qualities — but they’re not the only ones. Similar healthy foods include tomatoes, bananas, sweet potatoes and kidney beans.

Linda Van Horn, professor of preventive medicine at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, has worked on multiple studies looking at preventing or treating hypertension and she suggests achieving daily potassium levels of 2,000 to 4,000mg.

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