The Mediterranean Diet and Kidney Disease Once chronic kidney disease develops, in most cases the condition is progressive eventually resulting in end-stage kidney disease that requires dialysis or a transplant. Dialysis and transplantation, though life-saving, are not without serious life-threatening
We’ve always been huge proponents of diet’s effect on mitigating kidney function loss and keeping kidney health as strongly supported as possible. This doesn’t mean following a renal disease diet is easy. Quite the contrary, when first being diagnosed, many
Researchers are reporting chronic kidney disease patients can live longer with the help of vegetable protein. Kidneys filter the blood, removing wastes and toxins, allowing them to be expelled through urine.
Chronic kidney disease is a condition where one or
What’s the best fruit for kidney health? There are numerous fruits that are good choices and it’s hard to say whether or not there’s a “best” fruit, but if we were posing this question and seriously considering what the answer
Tomatoes are EVERYwhere and are featured in several of the most popular foods (pizza anyone?). From sauces, to juices, to salads, toppings and everything in between, tomatoes are a hallmark of Italian cuisine and have become a staple of most
A recent study has shed more light on the correlation between dietary phosphate consumption and kidney disease progression. Researchers observed less tubular injury and diminished presence of microcysts when dietary phosphate was limited in the rodents used in the study.
As Thanksgiving draws near, you may be at a loss for what to prepare for any kidney disease suffering family members, or maybe you yourself are struggling with what’s safe to eat during the holidays while still maintaining your kidney
Researchers are saying eating more fruits and vegetables can help reduce metabolic acidosis in patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD). Metabolic acidosis is a condition where too much acid builds up in a person’s body. This can be caused by
New data shows coffee drinkers might have some kind of edge in preventing chronic kidney disease. The Journal of Renal Nutrition is reporting findings which show drinking coffee being associated with a lower risk in people for chronic kidney disease,