Summary: If there is only one thing you get rid of to help your kidney disease, it’s salt. Salt has consistently been shown, no matter what level of kidney disease is present, to speed the decline of kidney function. A
Fried chicken is a dish beloved by many. For some, it’s a special-occasion indulgence while for others, particularly those fond of Southern-style cuisine, it’s a staple in the family cookbook. Chronic kidney disease, however, forces you to re-think every food
The question often arises regarding what the best fats and oils for kidney health are. For a long time, medical experts advocated Omega-3 fatty acids as beneficial to the heart but something a little less widely known about is the
The kidney is a vital organ in the body; it helps filter extra body fluids out of the body, cleans the blood of any toxins, controls blood pressure, manufactures a hormone that is responsible for making red blood cells, makes
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