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Is mustard bad for your blood pressure?

  1. Good question! In this section, HealthNet will look for the answers to gnawing questions. This time: is mustard bad for your blood pressure?

  1. Mustard is high in salt, so yes it is bad for your blood pressure if you take too much of it. 100 grams of mustard contains more than 3 grams of salt. As an adult, the advice is not to consume more than 6 grams of salt per day, preferably less.

Cardiovascular diseases

  1. Too much salt increases blood pressure and thus the risk of cardiovascular disease. It is therefore better not to eat too often and too much mustard. A teaspoon of mustard contains about 160 milligrams of salt. Have you already eaten mustard with lunch? Do not eat it with the evening meal. All these little bits of salt can cause you to take in too much salt in one day. Do you also have a good question? Send us an email.

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