Herbs, spices lower BP in high dosage

Cardiometabolic disorders are a global burden on health system and their management is of utmost importance. Dietary guidelines in many countries including the United States, United Kingdom, and Australia recommend flavoring foods with herbs and spices as a strategy to reduce salt intake.

A randomized trial by Kristina S Petersen and team has revealed that Adding Herbs and spices to meals may help lower blood pressure. In US-style diet, addition of a relatively high culinary dosage of mixed herbs and spices of 6.6 g tended to improve 24-h blood pressure after 4 week, compared with lower dosages of 0.5 and 3.3 g, in adults at elevated risk of cardiometabolic diseases.

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Adding High Culinary Dosage Of Herbs And Spices To Meals May Help Lower Blood Pressure