High Blood Pressure: Due to the nutrients present in milk, its consumption is considered beneficial for health, but should high BP patients drink milk? Often people are confused about it that in low BP one can drink hot milk, but will it be beneficial to drink milk in high BP too?
Should we drink milk in the problem of high BP?
According to experts, milk can be consumed in high blood pressure because, milk contains bioactive peptides which help in reducing high BP. It also contains calcium, phosphorus, potassium and vitamins A, D and protein.
Nutrients present in milk and dairy products help in reducing blood pressure. You can include low fat milk and dairy products in the diet. This will not harm you. Dairy products contain magnesium, riboflavin, folate. Apart from this, it is also a source of minerals like iodine and zinc which help in reducing blood pressure.
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In the problem of high BP, remove the cream from cow’s milk and consume it after adding a little water. Include skimmed or double toned milk in the diet. They are low in fat content.
The amount of potassium present in milk keeps the blood vessels healthy. This improves blood circulation and helps in balancing the blood pressure as well.
rich source of calcium
Milk is a rich source of calcium and is beneficial for bone health. It keeps the heart muscle healthy and is also helpful in preventing clotting.
don’t drink too much
Milk contains phosphorus which helps in strengthening bones and increasing the energy of the body. However, milk also contains a good amount of fat which can harm you. Before drinking milk, take out its cream or add a little water to it, then drink it. Do not drink milk in large quantities, it can cause damage.
(Disclaimer: The information given here is based on home remedies and general information. Before adopting it, definitely take medical advice. ZEE NEWS does not confirm this.)