About 1 out of 4 Singaporeans suffer from hypertension or high blood pressure (HBP). This is a worrying trend because HBP is a major cause of heart diseases, stroke, heart attack or renal failure.

Your blood pressure can be elevated by alcohol consumption, smoking, obesity and your chances of getting hypertension increases if there is a family history of high blood pressure.

Let us provide you with some suggestions on what you can incorporate into your diet. Oily fishes high in omega 3 and wholegrains high in dietary fibre are great sources for reducing blood pressure when consumed regularly. You might also be interested to learn some simple food preparation techniques and MOC (methods of cooking) to prepare some healthy dishes for yourself. When followed diligently, you should be able to find yourself with a healthy blood pressure range in no time.