As per a study printed on Monday in the American Heart Association journal Circulation lowering fewer sugary drinks, which is one of the mains sources in a few people’s diet, can assist in bringing BP down.
Lead author Liwei Chen, of the Louisiana State University health Science Centre said the findings seen by the researchers, advice that bringing a reduction in sugar sweetened beverages and sugar consumption might be a vital dietary method of lowering blood pressure and further on reducing blood pressure linked ailments.
She said that lowering the intake of sugary beverages by a standard of two servings each that has the capability of lowering systolic blood pressure levels by a tiny but important amount.
Researchers kept in observation a group of 810 adults, aged 25 to 79, with pre-hypertension and early hypertension. They participated in an 18-month program with a focus on weight loss, exercise and a healthy diet, and their impact on blood pressure.
At the commencement of the study, patients drank one third of a litre of a sugary drink every day, which is just under one serving.
The beverages utilzed in the research comprised of those that were sweetened with sugar or high-fructose corn syrup for instance regular soft drinks, fruit drinks, lemonade and fruit punch.
At the end of the study, the volunteers saw their BP decline with lower consumption.