High Blood Pressure, and You

July 04, 2018

High Blood Pressure, and You

High blood pressure happens when the heart pumps blood around your body at a pressure too high. This can damage and weaken your blood vessels, leading to dangerous health issues. The Health Promotion Board recommends a healthy blood pressure reading of less than 120/80 mmHg. 

Here are some shocking facts about high blood pressure:


#1 More than 50% of Singaporean elderly have high blood pressure.

#2 High blood pressure increases your risk of stroke and heart attack, which shows no signs or symptoms.

#3 An average Singaporean eats 60% more salt than needed. This is because the food we eat outside has a lot of salt. 

Speaking of salt and high blood pressure, watch this video to find out more!

Here at Health Food Matters, you can have a healthy, balanced meal with our low salt, high fiber meals from Delisoft. Click here to start your healthy diet today.





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