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Keith Gregory
What is High Blood Pressure?

What is High Blood Pressure?

Blood pressure is the force of blood pushing against blood vessel walls. The heart pumps blood into the arteries (blood vessels) which carry the blood throughout the body. High blood pressure means the pressure in your arteries is above the normal range. Nutrition is important and  what you eat can affect your blood pressure. There is no substitute for eating healthy. Almost everyone needs to eat more fruits and vegetables. Research shows that fruits and vegetables are critical to good health. For adults, most experts recommend 2 cups of fruit and 3 cups of vegetables every day. Not only is...

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Keith Gregory
What is High Blood Pressure?

What is High Blood Pressure?

Blood pressure is the force of blood pushing against blood vessel walls. The heart pumps blood into the arteries (blood vessels) which carry the blood throughout the body. High blood pressure means the pressure in your arteries is above the normal range. Nutrition is important and  what you eat can affect your blood pressure. There is no substitute for eating healthy. Almost everyone needs to eat more fruits and vegetables. Research shows that fruits and vegetables are critical to good health. For adults, most experts recommend 2 cups of fruit and 3 cups of vegetables every day. Not only is...

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