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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third (e.g. monkfish) to a half. As a rule of thumb, flat or round fish have as much skin and bone as edible flesh, so you should always buy double the amount you actually want to eat. With fish that have exceptionally large heads (e.g. John Dory, gurnard), you need to be more generous and allow 680g (1½lb) of fish to obtain 225g (8oz) of usable flesh. The wastage isn’t really wasted however – most of it can be boiled with herbs and vegetables to make wonderfully healthy stocks, soups or sauces

over from five paces. I am told, however, that this signals the departure of urea and should be welcomed. Experts say that skate and ray are best eaten a couple of days after death. Rather them than me! When fresh, the white meat peels off the cartilage plates of the wings in delightful, sweet-tasting strips. The classic sauce is a beurre noir flavoured with ghee and capers. I prefer a sauce made from white wine, Greek yoghurt, nutmeg, rosemary and thyme. Fish Oil Supplements If you aren’t keen

platter. 13 Arrange the mangetout around the fish and make a geometrical pattern with them over the fish. 14 Serve while still warm with the sauce handed separately. Mackerel Braised with Apple Source of: vitamins C and D, EFAs The apples and herbs counteract the richness of the mackerel, making this a very refreshing dish. Ingredients SERVES 4 Method 1 Heat the oil in a heavy pan, then add the onions, apples and rosemary. 2 Cover the pan and cook gently for 15 minutes or until the

In fact, drugs that affect calcium channels in the body are highly successful in treating hypertension, angina, some irregular heart rhythms and poor circulation. Calcium is absorbed in the small intestine, a process for which vitamin D is essential. Usually, less than 40 per cent of dietary calcium is absorbed from the gut – the remainder is lost in bowel motions. Some types of fibre (phytates from wheat in unleavened breads such as chapattis) bind calcium in the bowel to form an insoluble,

blood protein, angiotensin II, which helps to regulate blood pressure. It is now also known to stimulate production of collagen – a fibrous protein found in scar tissue. A group of drugs that block angiotensin (angiotensin converting enzyme – or ACE-inhibitors) are commonly used to treat high blood pressure. The link is the result of much research in an attempt to unravel some of the mysteries of essential hypertension. For more information on dietary factors affecting essential hypertension,

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