1: Introduction High blood pressure? Avoid these foods to keep your numbers in check and your heart healthy.

2: Salt Cut back on high-sodium foods like packaged snacks, canned soups, and processed meats.

3: Caffeine Limit coffee, tea, and energy drinks to help lower your blood pressure.

4: Alcohol Excessive drinking can increase blood pressure, so drink in moderation.

5: Sugar Avoid sugary beverages and treats that can raise your blood pressure.

6: Saturated fats Skip fatty cuts of meat, butter, and fried foods for better heart health.

7: Trans fats Stay away from partially hydrogenated oils found in many processed foods.

8: Red meat Limit your intake of red meat to reduce your risk of high blood pressure.

9: Processed foods Opt for fresh, whole foods over processed options for a healthier blood pressure.