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How Spuds Are Related to Blood Pressure

May 18, 2016 08:36 AM EDT

Potatoes and spuds are some of the most widely consumed vegetables in the world. It is cooked in different forms and is generally liked by people. However, a new research indicates that excess potato consumption is not a bright sign for individuals with a high blood pressure.

New research is recommending higher admissions of boiled, heated, mashed potatoes and French fries is connected with an expanded danger of growing blood pressure. 

The counsel is to supplant one serving a day of boiled, prepared or mashed potatoes with a non-bland vegetable, which can do a lot of good.

The study was distributed in the 'English Medical Journal.'

Potatoes have a high glycemic list contrasted with different vegetables so that it can trigger a sharp ascent in blood sugar levels, and this could be one clarification for the discoveries. 

Scientists based at Brigham and Women's Hospital and Harvard Medical School set out to figure out if higher long-term intake of heated, bubbled or mashed potatoes, French fries, and potato crisps was connected with higher episodes of increased blood pressure. 

They took after more than 187,000 men and ladies from three extensive US studies for over 20 years. 
Dietary admission, including recurrence of potato utilization, was surveyed through a poll. 

In the wake of making note of a few other danger components for hypertension, the specialists found that four or more servings a week of potatoes cooked in different ways was connected with an expanded risk of blood pressure contrasted with less than one serving a month in women, however not in men. 

Higher intake of French fries was additionally connected with an expanded danger of hypertension in both sexes. 

People can reduce their blood pressure by getting more fit, diminishing their admission of salt, frequently exercising, cutting down liquor and smoking. 

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