Birgitta Höglund worked as a restaurant chef for eighteen years and has experience from many restaurants. After suffering from both a severe back injury and fibromyalgia, she was able to regain her health by following a low-carb, high-fat diet a regimen she began 5 years ago. She now writes about food in several blogs, newspapers, and cookbooks. Her cooking style is characterized by local, simple, and natural ingredients, free of gluten and with very few carbohydrates. Birgitta lives in northern Sweden, in Östersund, Jämtland, and spends winter in Alanya, Turkey.