Health & Nutrition : How to Interpret a Blood Pressure Reading

My name is Christine Marquette and I’m a registered dietitian with the Austin Regional clinic and I’m going to talk to you about how to interpret a blood pressure reading. Blood pressure readings are typically placed into four categories. Normal, pre hypertension, stage one hypertension and stage two hypertension. The top number is called your systolic blood pressure, what’s considered […]

High Blood Pressure Tips & Treatments : Calcium Rich Food for High Blood Pressure

We talked about the “DASH” diet being high in low fat dairy, fruits, vegetables, grains, nuts, and all these things. Now I want to look specifically at what aspects of the diet might be affecting physiology. One thing that we can deduce from this diet is that calcium component is actually important, because calcium actually helps the heart contract, so […]

Nutrition Tips : About Sesame Oil for High Blood Pressure

My name is Christine Marquette, and I’m a registered dietitian, with the Austin Regional Clinic, and I’m going to talk to you about sesame oil for high blood pressure. There’s actually been several studies recently on sesame oil, and the effects of it on your blood pressure. It is actually thought that a couple of powerful antioxidants found in sesame […]

7 Surprising Causes Of High Blood Pressure

7 Surprising Causes Of High Blood Pressure. Quick -– what causes high blood pressure? The first culprits that pop into your mind are likely to be: eating too much salt, being stressed out all the time, and alcohol abuse. And you would be right. But there are also less obvious causes of high blood pressure, a condition that affects about […]