High Blood Pressure Jackelyn , olivia

Blood pressure ranging

  • 119/79 is considered low blood pressure
  • 140/90 is considered high blood pressure

Below is how to manage a steady blood pressure

Maintain a Healthy Eating pattern

  • Eat foods containing fish and omega about twice a week
  • Eat a variety of fruits such as apples , banana , oranges,pears,and prunes.
  • Eat a variety of vegetables such as broccoli , cabbage, and carrots.
  • Eat foods that are low in fat , or fat free such as skim milk.
  • 7 to 12 servings of fruits and vegeatables
  • 6 to 11 servings of grains (whole wheat bread,pasta , oatmeal)
  • 2-3 servings of low fat or non fat dairy products
  • 3-5 servings per week of assorted nuts ,seeds, and legumes
  • 6 or fewer servings of lean meant per day
  • 2-3 servings of fats and oils per day
  • 5 or fewer servings per week of sweets (candy, desert)

Follow a heart healthy diet

  • Avoid eating red meats
  • Palm and coconut oils
  • Sugary foods and beverages

Routine physical activity

  • Physical activity can lower high blood pressure And reduce the risk of other health problems
  • Participate in moderate intensity aerobic exercise at least 2 hours and 30 min. A week
  • Vigorous activity for 1 hour and 15 min. A week

Healthy weight

It is important to control high blood pressure to maintain a good health measuring you BMI (body mass index) will help with this.

  • Below 18.5 is considered underweight
  • Between 18.5 - 24.9 is healthy
  • Between 25 and 29.9 is overweight

Managing stress and coping with it

  • Relaxation can lower high blood pressure
  • Meditate
  • Participate in yoga activities
  • Listening to soft music and focusing on something calming

Older adults (over 65)

  • Increasing the amounts of minerals , calcium , iron and zinc
  • Regular excessive can lower high blood pressure
  • Eat regularly 3-6 meals a day including (vegetables , and fruits) softened to maintain blood oressure
  • Avoid alcohol and smoking

Middle adulthood (40-65)

  • Eat a variety of fruits and vegatables
  • Avoid eating foods high in fat and cholestorol
  • Eat foods high in fiber to maintain steady blood pressure
  • Avoid smoking , and limit alcohol consumption

Young adulthood (20-39)

  • Eat foods high in iron and calcium
  • Eat no less than 3 meals a day and and no more than 4 meals a day
  • Exercising on a regular basis to prevent high blood pressure

Adolescence (12-19)

  • Eat foods high in fiber and calcium
  • Avoid consuming large amounts of sugar and cholesterol
  • Exercise for at least 30 minuets a day

Middle childhood (6-11)

  • Eat a variety of fruits and vegetables
  • Eat foods high in calcium and omega
  • Eat a variety of whole grain and whol wheat

Early childhood (2-5)

  • Eat meals containing nutritional values
  • Eat foods high in iron and calcium
  • Avoid sugary drinks and beverageS

Infancy (birth - 1 year)

  • Consume formulas that contain nutrition needed for proper growth Including (calcium , protein , and vitamins)
  • Avoid solid foods (4-6months) that don't contain enough nutrition and protein

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