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Yogurt to protect against high blood pressure
A new study suggests that low-cal yogurt (dahi) can help lower risk of blood pressure. Yogurt is known to have many health benefits; it is a source of calcium, provides hydration, makes for a healthy snack and helps manage body weight. Studies also show that long-term yogurt consumption leads to lower systolic blood pressure as well as lowers the risk of developing high blood pressure.

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