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
At Healthy Kidney Inc., we’ve long touted the abundant benefits of adopting a predominantly (or exclusively) vegetarian diet especially if you’d dealing with chronic kidney disease at any stage. A new study has offered yet more proof on the
The kidneys are a very important part of the body. They filter the blood flow of toxins and wastes which, if allowed to build up, can cause serious damage or failure of the organs. Because of this they must be
Protein is a very important component of human cells, used in the making of nails and hair and in the repair of the human body. It is also a critical component in muscle growth as well. But individuals with a
A new study has a little hope for those with polycystic kidney disease (PKD). Patients can benefit simply by increasing their water intake and this could lead to a long term reduction in kidney cyst growth and fibrosis. PKD is
The use of potassium additives in processed foods is becoming very common and patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD) must be taught about these potassium additives.
Doctors and patients should be aware and learn how to be sure that their
The University of Federico in Naples, Italy has some new tips for those who suffer from chronic kidney disease and want to control the amount of protein they take in. For this study, 57 discharged CKD patients (stage 3b-5) to
In the world of the chronic kidney disease patient, consumption of anything (be it food, beverage or substance) can have serious impacts on your health. Teas are no exception with certain teas being ranked safer and more beneficial than
Obesity has been linked with a number of co-morbid conditions such as heart disease and diabetes, but one of the lesser known and mentioned conditions is an enhanced potential for developing chronic kidney disease.