Foods to Avoid with High Blood Pressure    6. Candy

First, the obvious. There is no redeemable value for sweets. It consists of sugar and empty calories that shoot your blood sugar through the roof and then send it to earth in no time. However, this trip feels good and we get how strong the craving can be. But instead of a nutritiously empty candy, you should choose fruit that contains an adequate amount of sugar along with essential fiber, vitamins and minerals.

Potassium-rich fruits such as bananas are particularly good for people with high blood pressure because the nutrient appears to play a preventive role in lowering blood pressure.