Calming Foods For Hypertensive People


Lord of Penmai
Jul 5, 2011
Calming Foods For Hypertensive People

There are many people who suffer from hypertensive problems. They either take to medication or do not at all do any thing about it. Hypertension problems can be one of the root causes for many problems like high blood pressure. Instead of taking to medications there are some natural ways to calm your nerves and maintain your cool in all situations. There are some foods that might calm you down very easily. Get to know about these calming foods and find an easy solution to all your hypertension problems.

Pumpkin Seeds- Pumpkin seeds are a rich source of zinc. This is one of those essential minerals that helps in keeping down the stress levels to a great extent. Apart from stress management they also boost our immune system. Deficiency of zinc in the body may even cause irritability and depression. This is thus counted as one of the best foods that might calm down your nerves. You might roast some pumpkin seeds and then have it or may even add it to any dish you are cooking.

Yoghurt- A cup of yoghurt everyday will save you from all your hypertensive problems. Protein, calcium, riboflavin, vitamin B6 and vitamin B12, present in yoghurt makes it one of the best foods that might calm you down.

Eggs- Eggs are one of the most amazing foods that calm your nerves. They are rich in vitamins, minerals and healthy fats that release a chemical called endorphins in the human body. Endorphins is a chemical present in the brain that make us more tolerant to stress, tension and pain.

Celery- Celery is one of the best calming foods because it effectively reduces blood pressure, hence calming down our nerves. It contains a chemical called phthalides, which relaxes the muscle of the arteries. You may use celery as a seasoning in any salad or dish.

Sweet Potato- Sweet potato is another good food for calming your nerves. It is an ample source of beta-carotene, calcium and dietary fibre. They all help reduce hypertension problems and stress. If you are hypertensive then you might easily have 1-2 slices of sweet potatoes everyday.

Walnuts- Walnuts are very good for reducing stress and elevating our mood. It also very effectively deals with hypertension problems. It is rich in a lot of nutrients like omega-3 fatty acids, vitamin B and magnesium. It also cools us down in times of severe stress. Have a crunch of these nuts everyday to get effective results.

All of them are foods that keep us calm and healthy. Include them in your diet list and stay away from a host of health problems.


Ruler's of Penmai
Registered User
Jul 26, 2012
I fully agree with your information madam. Most of these items I practically used for my father and got great results. Thanks

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