Category Archives: High Blood Pressure

Stay in Shape This Hari Raya


This is a challenging period for those on a weight loss diet or healthy eating plan. The temptation of going into ‘festive’ and “self-rewarding” mode, is high. An international study showed that people increase weight by about 0.37 – 1.89 kg during holiday seasons. We likely follow similar trends, especially during the festive season. To […]

Healthy Recipe: Lasagna Rolls


Crumbled tofu replaces the ricotta in our Italian-style vegetarian meal. |   PREP: 45 MINS   |   COOK: 45 MINS   |   SERVING: 6   | INGREDIENTS 12 whole-wheat lasagna noodles 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil 3 cloves garlic, minced 1 14-ounce package extra-firm water-packed tofu, drained, rinsed and crumbled 3 cups chopped spinach ½ cup shredded Parmesan cheese […]

7 Tips To Lower High Blood Pressure Level


High blood pressure raises your chances of having both heart attack and stroke. It’s important to know your numbers. If you have high blood pressure, there are things you can do to bring it down, including taking medication. 1. SHED SOME POUNDS If you’re overweight, losing as little as 10 pounds can lower your blood pressure. It will also help with sleep apnea – […]

Soursop Fruit and its Health Benefits


Soursop also known as Graviola is an evergreen fruit that is rich in several compounds, it contains beneficial antioxidants and minerals such as calcium, phosphorus and a small amount of iron that add values to human health. The contribution of soursop fruit to human health are not limited to cancer treatment, energy boosting and bone health […]

10 Natural Ways to Lower your Blood Pressure

High blood pressure is a dangerous condition that can damage your heart. It affects 1 billion people worldwide and if left uncontrolled, it raises your risk of heart disease and stroke. But there’s good news. There are a number of things you can do to lower your blood pressure naturally, even without medication. Here are […]

Cooking for Someone with High Blood Pressure

Rather than focusing on what you can’t eat, explore the new flavours of a low-sodium diet. You’ll help control your high blood pressure — and enjoy delicious food. When you think about a diet for someone with high blood pressure, “tasty” may not be the first word that comes to mind. In fact, you might […]