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Lack of time is a big factor in today’s society when it comes to cooking and food inspiration so we have created an app where we help you answer the question – “what should we have for dinner?”. With our over 2 million recipes you will find food that contains good fat quality, lots of …

Avocado for life!

Avocado is not only good, it’s a real food of miracle. It has plenty of good nutrition, and it protects you against lots of diseases. Here you have 5 reasons why you should eat avocado every day! Healthy fats – Avocado does not make you fat. But avocado has lots of monounsaturated fat and it …

Blueberries are your bodies health boost

One cup of blueberries provides 24 percent of a person recommended daily allowance of vitamin C. Effective against stomach problemsBlueberry soup together with juice and dried blueberries has often been used for stomach problems, diarrhoea and loose stomach. Fresh blueberries are said to be soluble (especially for people who are extra sensitive) while blueberry soup …

Ginger is your best friend!

Everybody says that ginger is your bodies best friend. If you are eating ginger every day your heart, brain, stomach and joints will start to love you.  Here is fem reason why you should eat ginger: Your stomach LOVES gingerIf you feel nauseous try chew on a piece of ginger. Ginger can reduce gas formation …

How to live a healthy lifestyle in 5 easy steps

Eat more mindfullyWhen you sit down to a meal, make sure you slow down because it is one of the best ways to can get your mind and body to communicate what you really need for nutrition. Make sure you sit in a good environment and that you enjoy and savor every bite. Remember it …

Setting a (systolic) goal

As in many aspects of life, your blood pressure treatment should have a clear and stated goal.The goal needs to be reachable and within health limits. Not too high, and not too low.Usually you and your doctor will agree on trying to achieve a systolicpressure somewhere below 140/90 mmHg. Being elderly might mean you sometimes …

Sys… what?

I know, I know. We’ve talked about this before, but the basics are worth repeating. Blood pressure is the pressure that occurs in the blood vessels when the blood is driven from the heart to the rest of the body. The peak in pressure is the so-called systolic or upper pressure, whereas the lower or …

Do I need medication?

The reason why lowering your blood pressure is important, is that hypertension is a risk factor for future cardiovascular disease. However the risk of cardiovascular disease is not only affected by blood pressure and it is not just your blood pressure level that determines if you need medication. Your doctor will assess the overall weight …

5 things to ask your Doctor

Ever felt like you have a billion questions to ask your Dr when your at home, but then when you meet them your mind goes blank? Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered. When you are diagnosed with high blood pressure, it may be helpful to answer the following questions may be a good start: How …

To salt, or not to salt?

The importance of salt for hypertension is controversial, but eating less salt is usually included in the dietary advice to lower one’s high blood pressure. Most likely, the effect of reduced salt intake varies between different people, being most important in elderly people or people with heredity for high blood pressure. Generally speaking, an adult …