The Antihypertensive Diet Guide

Best Choice

Occasional Treats

Avoid

Breakfast - Fresh fruits, high-fiber, unsweetened cereals, whole-grain breads Boiled/poached eggs, pancakes/waffles, vegetable oil margarine Breakfast meats, fried eggs, fried potatoes, pastries, butter
Lunch - Fresh, raw vegetables, boiled/baked/broiled lean meats, fish or skinless poultry (4 oz, raw), whole-grain breads Homemade soups (no salt added), low-fat cheeses, pretzels/popcorn (unsalted) Canned soups (high salt), canned meats or fish (in oil), cold cuts, cakes, pies
Dinner - Baked, broiled fish, skinless poultry, lean meats (4 oz, raw), cooked fresh or frozen vegetables, rice, pasta, whole-grain breads, fresh fruits Baked/broiled shellfish, frozen yogurt, low-fat cheeses Deep fried, breaded meats/fish/poultry, canned vegetables, ice cream, coconut oil, palm oil
Beverages - Fruit/vegetable juices, coffee, tea, plain or flavored mineral water, water Beer, wine, spirits (limit 1), fruit punches, carbonated soft drinks, skin or low-fat milk Excessive (more than 1) alcoholic drinks, whole milk