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via BlackDoctor:

Heart failure is real, and it often begins with high blood pressure – a silent killer in the African American community.

If you aren’t experiencing high blood pressure, then you most likely know someone who is. According to the American Heart Association, more than 40 percent of Blacks are living with high blood pressure. Blacks have the highest prevalence of the disease than any other race.

Some experts believe, however, that one vegetable is the key to preventing heart diseases such as high blood pressure.

Beet Juice

Researchers found the link between a stiffening heart and high blood pressure, which makes the heart muscle thicken.

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