New studies have shown coffee may help reduce a person’s risk of developing chronic kidney disease (CKD). The kidneys are the filters of the blood, removing the wastes and toxins which build up from normal body functions.
An upcoming clinical trial seeks to examine what’s known as ‘resistant starch,’ a key component of raw potato which is at the forefront of Canadian research into the ongoing fight against chronic kidney disease.
New research is showing that adhering to the Mediterranean diet may help kidney transplant patients with preserving their graft function. The study looked at 632 Dutch kidney transplant patients with grafts lasting more than a year. 76 experienced failure, 119
More studies are showing the benefits of a healthy diet. In some cases, such as the case of chronic kidney disease, a good diet can be even more beneficial than medications and can even reduce the damage a disease like
A new study has been conducted on patients with chronic kidney disease to examine the safety of consuming walnuts. Kidneys filter the blood, removing waste products and toxins and allow the body to expel those things through urine. When the
Scientists are warning about the dangers of salt intake for those suffering from chronic kidney disease. The kidneys are the body’s blood filters, removing waste material from the blood and allowing the waste to be excreted through urine. If the
According to the recent self-administered diet history questionnaire (DHQ) completed by outpatients in Japan’s Niigata University Hospital, dietary acid load which is the balance of acid-inducing foods, such as meats, eggs, cheese and cereal grains, and base-inducing foods, such
Pumpkin is not only a lovely trademark of autumn and the impending holidays, it’s also a very popular ingredient and flavoring wherever you turn! What you may not be aware of, however, is that it also contains kidney-friendly beta carotene
Many people living with chronic kidney disease find it difficult to suddenly adapt to a new way of eating, but the irrefutable fact remains true…diet and disease are linked. The hardest food to give up, for many of the
In people with healthy kidneys, potassium is a healthy part of a balanced diet. It is an important mineral found in many fruits and vegetables and it may not even be something many people think about. Unfortunately, for those suffering