||For Asian, high blood pressure is strongly related to stroke. Even though there are medicine to lower the blood pressure, prevention is better than cure. Here are 6 steps to prevent high blood pressure:
- Stop smoking.
- Reduce your weight
- Reduce alcohol drink intake
- Increase vegetable consumption
- Reduce the intake of saturated fat (e.g. animal fat from butter and lard)
- Reduce the intake of salt
Guan Ming Daily (07-Nov-2008)