WHOLESOME World founder Freyja Hanstein has died aged 36 after a brain tumour battle – following her husband’s death from cancer.
Hanstein founded NHS-approved health app Wholesome World after she lost her husband Lars to abdominal Synovial Sarcoma cancer one month after they married in 2014.
She was herself diagnosed with a brain tumour the following year, aged just 26.
Wholesome World said: “It is with the most profound sense of loss that we share the sad news that Freyja Hanstein, Wholesome World’s creator, has passed away.
“She died peacefully in her sleep in the morning of the November 16 of as a result of complications from a recurrence of her cancer.
“That you are reading this is testament to Freyja’s immense strength, positivity and perseverance.
“She created Wholesome World after losing her husband Lars to cancer, while in remission after her own first fight with a brain tumour.
“This project has been Freyja’s way of transforming those dark experiences into something positive and nourishing.
It added: “Her love and creativity built Wholesome World, and we are immeasurably proud to have been here to support her, and to carry on what she started.
“Freyja found beauty in the world wherever she went, and joy in sharing that beauty, reflecting it back to make those around her happy.
“She shared what she loved; a walk by the ocean, a delicious meal, a song, a poem, a cheeky smile.
“She was the girl with the flowers in her hair and a kind word for everyone.
“She was the woman who lost everything and stood up again, and again.
“She is the daughter, the sister, the irreplaceable friend who will be missed and mourned and loved by everyone who knew her.”