This recipe is featured in my Cookery Book ANGLO-INDIAN CUISINE – A LEGACY OF FLAVOURS FROM THE PAST
Before, the cutoffs for high blood pressure had been a top number of 140 and a lower number of 90.
Elevated Blood Pressure: Top number 120-129 and bottom number less than 80
High Blood Pressure / Stage 1: Top number of 130-139 or bottom number 80-89
High Blood Pressure / Stage 2: Top number at least 140 or bottom number at least 90
No, Health experts are warning people to not rush to medication to lower their high blood pressure. They advise that there are many lifestyle changes a person can make to effectively keep their blood pressure at a healthy level.
Tips and foods for control/management of your blood pressure.
- Eating more fruits,
- and seeds can help.
- Eating less sodium and
- drinking less alcohol and more water
Nearly half of U.S. adults now have high blood pressure, thanks to a new definition of what constitutes high: 130/80 is the new 140/90. That means that 103 million people — up from 72 million under the old definition — need to make diet and exercise changes and, in some cases, take medication to lower their risk of heart attack or stroke.
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Turmeric (curcuma longa) is broadly developed in the tropics and the root is generally utilized as a part of cooking. Turmeric has a profound, brilliant orange shading and appears to be like ginger. It is typically bubbled, sun-dried and afterward ground into a powder. It has a peppery, warm flavor and a gentle scent. Turmeric is the primary fixing in curry powder and can be utilized as a shading specialist. It has for quite some time been utilized as a part of both cooking and shading. Turmeric has additionally assumed an imperative part in conventional Eastern societies and Ayurvedic drug. A lot of its freshly discovered prominence is because of its helpful properties.
- Prevents ingestion
- improves metabolism
- helps in burning calories
- heals damaged tissues
- lowers protein loss
- treats infections
- soothes and heals the digestive tracts
- alleviates fever and pain related illness
- soothes arthritis pain
- helps detoxification
- prevents ulcers
- thins the blood and improves blood circulation
- fight insomnia
- decrease muscle fatigue
- enhances digestion
- increases energy
- regulates blood pressure
- helps in weight loss
- helps to grow your skin
- prevents cancer
To get all these benefits you just need to follow this simple steps:
- Turmeric 1 tablespoon
- Ginger 1 inch piece
- coconut milk
- black pepper
- organic honey one tablespoon
Mixed all ingredients together and drink.
This is an old Anglo-Indian favourite. Made mostly at Christmas time and even at other times as well. The roasted sooji (Semolina) gives a nice robust taste to the Coconut Sweet.
Melt the sugar with the milk and condensed milk in a thick bottomed vessel.
Add the grated coconut and mix well. Cook till the coconut is soft.
Add the semolina, essence, food colour and ghee and mix well.
Simmer on low heat till the mixture becomes thick and leaves the sides of the vessel.
Pour on to a greased plate and cut into squares.