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Research shows that adding low-fat yogurt to your daily diet reduces the risk of high blood pressure. According to research by the American Heart Association, people who have used yogurt for a long time, their systolic pressure is reduced and the risk of high blood pressure increases. is lower

Systolic blood pressure is a measure of the pressure of the blood entering the walls of the arteries during the contraction of the heart. When reading blood pressure, systolic pressure is the first number (larger number) and diastolic pressure is the second number (smaller number).

Failure to treat high blood pressure causes damage to the arteries. Cracks and damage in the walls of the arteries, like a network, cause the components in the blood stream to be trapped, including cholesterol and plaque, and eventually lead to the blockage of the arteries.

This research was conducted for 15 years and on more than 2000 volunteers, who did not have high blood pressure at the beginning of the study. During the research period, the consumption of yogurt in the volunteers was regularly checked. The results showed that blood pressure did not increase in 31% of the volunteers, and in the rest of the volunteers, the systolic pressure increased less compared to the people who did not eat yogurt. The researchers concluded that consuming low-fat yogurt reduces blood pressure, in fact, following a healthy diet along with regular physical activity prevents chronic diseases including high blood pressure. Regular checking of blood pressure is necessary for most people, especially the elderly, because most of the time this disorder does not bring any symptoms.

Yogurt has many benefits for the body, such as its continuous consumption helps control weight and reduce body mass index (BMI). Yogurt is one of the best sources of calcium and prevents osteoporosis. The protein in yogurt makes you feel full for a long time, and the water content of this food plays a role in providing fluids to the body.


October 27, 2013 18:09

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