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77 Eating 2 cups of fruit and 2-1/2 cups of different colored vegetables a day. 77 Eating fewer foods from animals to avoid saturated fat. 77 Using only nonfat or low-fat dairy products. 77Drinking alcohol only in moderation, if at all. This means no more than two beers, one glass of wine, or one mixed drink daily. Blood pressure goals The best first step to taking control is to have your blood pressure checked routinely. One reason your blood pressure is checked every time you visit your healthcare provider is because there’s no other way to know when your pressure is high—you can’t feel high blood pressure at work. Talk to your healthcare provider about your blood pressure reading and what your goals should be. My Blood Pressure Record Each time you have your blood pressure checked, record your results here: Date Blood Pressure Category © 2016 WomenHeart, ABC, CardioSmart, and StayWell. All rights reserved. (Normal, borderline or high?) English Español A PATIENT RESOURCE GUIDE Women and Heart Disease My Blood Pressure Record Download/print this PDF 15


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