The High blood pressure is an imbalance that threatens the life and usually no symptoms to warn or alert us to take the precautions of the case, so regular checks and a healthy lifestyle are the best allies to regulate it. Certain foods have the natural ability to balance the circulatory including potato demonstrated hypertensive effects in a study conducted in Pennsylvania USA.
The research was conducted in the University Scranton, Pennsylvania, USA, revealing that the consumption of two daily servings of fries induces a reduction in blood pressure in the body, as well as providing a high quality food carbohydrates, but low-calorie, which breaks with the myth of total elimination of the weight loss diets.
The study was conducted on a group of men and women who were asked to consume two servings of potatoes a day, lunch and dinner for a period of one month, given that most had overweight or obese. After a month the medical examination show a significant reduction in blood pressure, which capable to a reduction including drug for blood pressure control.
How to get the maximum hypertensive effect of the potato
The researchers recommended for maximum benefits of consuming potatoes, Processed with a microwave oven without peeling and no added butter, oil or soy sauce or unprocessed, to benefit health in all its aspects, said study leader Joe Vinson.
An added benefit of the potato
Also potato has healthful benefits on obesity, Unlike what is believed in the standard diets as; “potatoes contain carbohydrates high quality but with less calories” Said the specialist, who hopes that this research will help reduce the risk of heart attack and stroke, the end result hypertension.