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A Banana a Day Keeps High Blood Pressure Away

The malady of high blood pressure claims millions of lives every year, and some over-the-counter medications sometimes pose ill side effects. For this matter, scientists performed numerous studies in the effort to find an alternative and natural remedy that will lower down blood pressure levels. Good enough, their result have shown that banana can very well do the job.

Medical and other related research have shown that eating foods which are rich in potassium lowers blood pressure, making potassium-rich vegetables and fruits a necessary choice for people with high blood pressure. A very common and available potassium-rich fruit is banana, and quiet conveniently, this relatively cheap fruit is not that hard to acquire. A banana a day can be pretty enough to make our lifespan a little longer, which in million cases around the world is made shorter due to high blood pressure – an age-old worldwide plague.   

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In one of the studies, a group of individuals with high blood pressure were made to increase their potassium-rich foods intake by 60 percent more or less every year. Interestingly, these people who had been taking medicines for their high blood pressure were able to cut more than half of the medicine they were prescribed to take – a clear indication of the efficacy of this natural substitute in bringing down blood pressure to normal.

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High blood pressure is often attributed to the thickening of artery walls which, narrows the arterial diameter, congest, and slows  slows down the blood flow that may in turn result to strokes and heart attacks. Professional medical practitioners claim that potassium prevents the thickening of arteries, thus preventing high blood pressure as well. More importantly, potassium-rich foods like banana does not only prevent blood pressure, but it may practically cure the malady as  shown by the result of the  study mentioned above.

Banana is readily available all year round, so why not protect yourself from the life-threatening dangers of high blood pressure. Have a banana, have a normal blood pressure, and have a healthy and longer life.  

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  1. Love bananas. I’ll try it out.

  2. I’ve learned something new and I like bananas. Thanks.

  3. I like banana too. Great post!

  4. banana is indeed very healthy.

  5. Very informative and interesting article. I never knew that Bananas got such powerful remedies for blood pressure. Thanks for the information.

  6. I am definitely going to increase my intake of bananas. A good article.

    Christine

  7. Great article and very informative.

  8. Wisdom and nature healthful advice.

  9. Great info!

  10. great info. i love banana

  11. I love bananas too but it is one of the foods I can’t eat.Too much potassium.

  12. Great article, Unofre! Valuable information and one more good reason why we should eat healthy.

  13. Very good article – I love bananas!

    Blessings.

    Sincerely,

    -Liane Schmidt.

  14. that’s right, this is good for constipation and good source of fibers too…

  15. I wouldn’t go through the day without a banana or two.

  16. Yup, it’s good for the heart. Nice article.

  17. Thanks for this! It is so kind of Allah(God) to provide us with fruit and veg which is like a medicine that cures our illnesses! subahanallah!!

  18. I love bananas. Great article.

  19. Bananas are among my favorite fruits, they are tich in potassium too, thanks a lot.

  20. Interesting article. I know bananas are healthy but I don’t like them. I can’t get to close to them either because of the smell!

  21. I have one almost every day and I never had problems with blood pressure. Strawberries are as well a good source of potassium.

  22. I exercise a lot and bananas are great for energy, another excellent informative article, thank you.

  23. Thank you for t his information I never knew that bananas was good for high blood pressure I will pass this on could save someone life.

  24. nice post. very informative. thanks! God Bless!

  25. very informative article.. i like it..

  26. THANKS A TON FOR THE INFORMATION………GOD BLESS YOU

  27. love bananas, great article indeed, especially that it help saves lives

  28. Have bannana\’s,stay away with BP & Doctor
    Durga,INDIA

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