May is National High Blood Pressure Awareness Education Month according to the Center for Disease Control (CDC) http://www.cdc.gov/Features/HighBloodPressure. Bringing education and prevention approaches enlighten individuals in understanding the dangers associated with the silent killer of hypertension. According to the CDC, 67 million people, one out of three adults, are afflicted with high blood pressure. Frequent blood pressure checks and watching sodium intake are the first steps in prevention. Lastly, consumption of certain nutrients helps in prevention of hypertension and those who have this condition may lower their blood pressure by maintaining the proper diet. The slideshow provides the top nutritional foods that will do so.