WMFD TV

Search Archive WMFD.com News

www.wmfd.com - A new study finds eating more vegetables may help lower your blood pressure. }}" />

   
 
 
Eating More Veggies May Help Lower Your Blood Pressure

Story By: Larry Stine

 

 

 
 
 
  Email Story to Friend
   
  Original Published: 2/28/2014

A new study finds eating more vegetables may help lower your blood pressure. The new findings were published Monday in the scientific journal "Jama Internal Medicine." Participants following a vegetarian diet saw a significant dip in blood pressure, compared to their omnivore counterparts. The study looked at strict vegetarian diets as well as those that include fish and eggs. Experts point to a number of factor for the possible correlation: vegetarian dites are often lower in sodium and saturated fats. And because vegetables are less energy dense than other foods, you can eat more of them for fewer calories. Nearly a third of American adults have a high blood pressure known as hypertension which increases the risk of heart attack and stroke.

   
  MORE RECENT NEWS
 
Image1 Richland County sheriff's deputies are looking for the man who robbed Dollar General, 905 E.Main St. in Crestline late Monday night. Full Story
Image1 This harsh winter will come to an end soon, and all this snow will start melting away. Full Story
 
Image1 Rev. James Cosby, founder of the Cosby Educational Heritage Center in Mansfield has died. Full Story
Image1 A man was killed and two women are injured in an auto- pedestrian accident at 8:30 Monday morning on West Fourth Street at Western Avenue in Mansfield. Full Story
  MORE NEWS
 

Man Killed In Auto-Pedestrian Accident In Mansfield

Ontario Mayor Speaks At Richland County Republican Luncheon

Lowe-Volk Park's Arrowhead Day Brings Community Together

Fire Destroys Couple's Home On Canteberry Lane In Mansfield

More News