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High blood pressure: Eating eggs could help lower your reading

HDL cholesterol, on the other hand, removes this harmful cholesterol from your blood, and eggs have been shown to increase HDL.

In one study, eating two eggs per day for six weeks increased HDL levels by 10 percent.

Dietary don’ts

As a general rule, eating salt much salt can send your blood pressure soaring, as Blood Pressure UK explained: “Salt makes your body retain water. If you eat too much, the extra water stored in your body raises your blood pressure.”

As the health body notes, eating too much salt may also prevent blood pressure medicines, such as diuretics, from working properly.

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