Boiled or cooked potatoes help lower blood pressure
According to a study conducted at the University of Scranton in the United States showed that boiled or baked potatoes contain dozens of phytochemicals and vitamins that benefit the body and best of all, it contains 110 calories.
The study was sampled to 18 people who are overweight, these people were fed potatoes prepared in the microwave without mayonnaise or ketchup, these people ate six to eight times a day for a month this food. The results showed that blood pressure was reduced by 4.3% and none of the subjects gained weight.
Research indicated that because of the form of preparation potatoes (in this case cooked or boiled) is the reason that destroys most healthy substances they contain.
Joe Vinson, who led the study, said: "The potato has an undeserved bad reputation that has led many people in search of a healthy diet to eliminate it from your diet."
Another factor that causes high blood pressure have is the lack of sleep, other research shows that poor sleep can cause high blood pressure in men.