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9 snacks for healthier blood pressure

Try these quick and tasty ideas inspired by the DASH eating plan

Snacks can be a nutritious part of a heart-healthy diet — when you choose wisely. These ideas are inspired by the eating plan known as DASH (Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension). DASH is rich in nutrients and low in sodium. It’s been proven to lower high blood pressure. And that can take a big bite out of your risk for both heart attack and stroke — and other health conditions too.

What to do next

If you’re being treated for high blood pressure, your doctor may want you to monitor it at home. Have questions about that? Here’s a handy checklist you can take to your next doctor visit.

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