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Foods to avoid when you have high blood pressure
1.Pickles. A medium pickle can have up to 570 mg of sodium. Salt makes your kidneys hold more water, and this extra stored water can raise your blood pressure.
2.Canned chicken noodle soup. It may be considered comfort food, but it has 880 mg of sodium in one cup.
3.French fries. Fast food french fries have a large amount of fat and sodium.
4.Bacon. It is common knowledge that bacon is mostly fat. Choose lower sodium varieties and try turkey bacon instead.
5.Whole milk. A cup of whole milk has 5 grams of saturated fat, which has been linked to heart disease. Opt for 2% or skim milk.
- January 2015