Customization of the Report:This report can be customized to meet the client’s requirements. Please connect with our sales team who will ensure that you get a report that suits your needs.About 65 percent of U.S. adults have high blood pressure by age 60 or older. But the risk for pre hypertension and high blood pressure has been increasing in recent years in young people, including children and teens, possibly due to the rise of obesity in these populations. (4)Food and drinksOffer nutritious, lower-calorie foods such as fruits and vegetables External in place of foods high in added sugars and solid fats. Try serving more fruits and vegetables at meals and assnacks. Provide foods that are low in sodium (salt). Sodium raises blood pressure. Nearly 9 in 10 U.S. children eat more sodium than is recommended. Learn more about sodium.Make sure drinking water is always available as a no-calorie alternative to sugary drinks, and limit juice.Physical activityHelp your child get the recommended amount of physical activity each day. There are many age-appropriate activities to choose from.Healthy weightBe aware of your child’s growth.Learn how obesity is measured in children, and use CDC’s Child and Teen BMI Calculator to screen your child for potential weight issues.Get involvedBlood pressure is the force at which blood pumps from the heart into the arteries. A normal blood pressure reading is less than 120/80 mm Hg.Keeping your sodium intake to a minimum can be vital for lowering blood pressure.In some people, when you eat too much sodium, your body starts to retain fluid. This results in a sharp rise in blood pressure.The AHA recommends limiting your sodium intake to between 1,500 milligrams (mg) and 2,300 mg per day. That’s a little over half a teaspoon of table salt.To decrease sodium in your diet, don’t add salt to your food. One teaspoon of table salt has 2,300 mg of sodium!Use herbs and spices to add flavor instead. Processed foods also tend to be loaded with sodium. Always read food labels and choose low-sodium alternatives when possible.4. Lose excess weightWeight and blood pressure go hand in hand. Losing just 10 pounds (4.5 kilograms) can help lower your blood pressure.