Foods to Avoid with High Blood Pressure         7. Soft drinks

Lemonades contain sugar and calories as much as sweets, but are worse in a special way. Studies show that the calories you drink don’t make you feel as full as the calories you eat. Therefore, you can take more than the recommended daily amount of sugar in a soft drink, but still want to grab a piece of cake.

Sparkling water with a little fruit juice or a sprig of mint won’t hit you like a freight train like a soda, but in the end it makes for a quieter and more stable day.