Eating out raises BP

Do you want to know what can make your blood pressure rocket? Eat out, get high blood pressure. This is according to a new study at Duke-NUS Medical School that shows the correlation between meals eaten away from home and high blood pressure. Why? Because eating out brings higher caloric intake, higher saturated fat intake and higher processed salt intake – among things. So, do you think that this only applies to crusties (old folks)? Well, this study was done on otherwise healthy college kids and statistical analysis found pre-hypertension rates jumped by 6% with just one meal eaten out per week but climbed steadily to 38% with more than 12 meals taken away from home per week. The stats also showed that the more people eat out, the higher the body mass index rose, the lower the physical activity levels became and the likelihood of smoking escalated. What should all this information this tell us? That our pre-hypertension and hypertension problem is more about our lifestyles and modifying our lifestyles would bring a subsequent drop in blood pressure disorders.

Raises my BP just thinking about it!

Raises my BP just thinking about it!

About Craig Stellpflug NDC

Craig Stellpflug is a NeuroDevelopment Consultant and a Certified Nutritional Consultant. Craig is a cancer nutritionist and child brain disorder specialist at Healing Pathways Medical Clinic in Scottsdale Arizona.
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