Lower Your Blood Pressure Naturally: General Resources
This page is a companion to our book – Lower Your Blood Pressure Naturally – The Complete 9 Step Guide – out now for just $27 (£17)
This page gives general information about high blood pressure and health, and good sources of information on health, nutrition, diet etc.
About High Blood Pressure
A good overview of high blood pressure, its risk factors and causes:
Health News and Information
Reliable sources of news and research relating to health, diet, conventional and alternative medications and remedies:
Natural, Alternative and Complementary Remedies and Supplements
Various national and governmental bodies have helpful websites with tips on healthy eating. These are mostly for general health, so some of their guidelines may differ slightly from recommendations in this guide, which is geared towards eating for lower blood pressure specifically.
The UK National Health Service has useful tips on healthy eating:
The US Department of Agriculture has a website on healthy eating guidance:
Harvard Medical School has resources on nutrition, which are well-researched and which sometimes differ from the US governmental dietary advice.
Cooking and Recipes
The internet is a confusing source of health information but an amazing source of recipes. If you want to figure out a make a healthier version of one of your favourite not-so-healthy foods, just search online: “healthy xxx recipe” etc.
Buying healthy foods
Groceries and supermarkets are getting better at stocking healthier foods, although local health food stores often have a better range. Buying online can be useful for specific products and supplements that might be harder to get.
(You’ll find links for specific products on the resource page for the Step in which they’re mentioned.)
Specific Nutrient Information
For more detailed information on specific nutrients:
The US Food and Drug Administration provides downloadable posters (also available just as text) outlining the nutrient content of the most common vegetables, fruits and fish:
For full nutrition details on all foods the US Department of Agriculture maintains a database which you can search to find out the nutritional content of specific foods, of all types:
They also have a more general database you can search for information on specific nutrients, rather than specific foods:
Medical Information – Diseases and Treatments
Medical Professional websites giving comprehensive news and information on diseases and treatments:
And – last but certainly not least – the alternative medical view, from the doctor who’s not afraid to stand up to the medical establishment:
If there are other websites, resources or products you’ve found useful and you think would be useful to others, please email them to us and we’ll include them: