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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 …

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 …

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 …

How do I know my blood pressure is high?

A question I often get from my hypertension patients is “How do I know when my blood pressure is high?”. Simple answer is, I don’t know, and you won’t either (without doing a reading). It is a common myth that elevated blood pressure causes nausea, headaches and nose bleeds. High blood pressure sometimes causes these …

Pomegranate – the tasty juice that lowers your blood pressure

The pomegranate originated in the middle east and has since spread to other parts of the world. Throughout the centuries it has been highly prized for its healing powers. Modern day research shows that drinking just 2 ounces (~50 ml/0.5 dl) daily of the juice from this powerful fruit can lower your blood pressure. It …