High Blood Pressure: Natural Self-help for Hypertension, including 60 recipes (Eat to Beat)

High Blood Pressure: Natural Self-help for Hypertension, including 60 recipes (Eat to Beat)

Dr. Sarah Brewer, Michelle Berriedale-Johnson

Language: English

Pages: 192


Format: PDF / Kindle (mobi) / ePub

This guide is a must for anybody who wants to control high blood pressure naturally. Sarah Brewer, respected doctor and Telegraph columnist, has teamed up with Michelle Berriedale-Johnson, a successful special diets cookery writer, to provide readers with a comprehensive self-treatment plan that includes 60 mouth-watering recipes.

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Heart disease is the number one killer in the West and is closely linked to high blood pressure, or hypertension.

High blood pressure can be triggered by many things and diet is one of the major contributing factors.

This clear and accessible guide provides an easy-to-follow nutritional plan that shows readers how to prevent and control high blood pressure by changing their eating habits.

Dr Sarah Brewer also gives readers medically up-to-date information on high blood pressure, what causes it and how to control symptoms.

The book also reviews all the orthodox and complementary treatments that are available.

60 simple recipes from special diets expert Michelle Berriedale-Johnson allow sufferers to control their condition while still enjoying their food.











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well, then add the lemon rind and juice. 5 Whisk the egg whites until they hold their shape in soft peaks and mix them into the bread. 6 Pour the mixture into a 15-cm (6-inch) well-greased loaf tin. 7 Bake for 25 minutes or until the loaf has risen slightly and a skewer comes out clean. 8 Cool on a wire rack. The bread can be eaten alone or with butter. Brown Soda Bread Source of: calcium, magnesium A traditional Irish brown loaf – full of flavour and texture. It is said that the bread

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lighters and ashtrays. Take it one day at a time and just concentrate on getting through each day. Keep a chart and tick off each successful day. Find something to occupy your hands – make models, try drawing or origami. Take extra exercise. When you have an urge to smoke, try sucking on celery or carrot sticks, eating an apple, or cleaning your teeth with strong-flavoured toothpaste. Avoid situations where you used to smoke. Learn to say ‘No thanks, I’ve given up.’ Ask friends and

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