Processed Food and Kidney Disease | What Foods to Avoid with Kidney Disease
The way to avoid kidney disease with foods, avoid ultra processed foods. The more ultra processed foods in your diet, the higher the chances you have of developing chronic kidney disease. This information comes from the American Journal of Kidney Diseases, 2022 November “Association between ultra processed food consumption and risk of incidence, CKD chronic kidney.”
Ultra processed foods, that’s your fast foods, your cakes, your pies, your donuts, energy drinks, sugar sweetened beverages, sugar sweetened cereals. Anytime you see a lot of ingredients in something, it’s most likely going to be processed or ultra processed, which is way worse. Hotdogs, deli meats like bologna, salami, or ultra processed, avoid them. Do your best you can to get whole foods in your diet.
One of our favorite topics is foods and kidney disease. Your diet is an easy and natural way to handle the treatment of chronic kidney disease in all stages, and even prevent yourself from getting it in the first place. In this video, we go over ultra- processed foods, and how to prevent kidney disease by avoiding these in your diet. In many households around the world. ultra-processed foods are commonplace at the kitchen table, in the refrigerator, and in the pantry. They even encompass products that you may not even think of as junk food such as breakfast cereals, muffins, snack bars and sweetened yogurts. Soft drinks and energy drinks are also ultra-processed. Just how popular are these foods?
Nearly 60 percent of the calories that adults in America consume are derived from ultra-processed foods. They account for 25 to 50 percent of the calories consumed in many other countries too, such as England, Canada, France, Lebanon, Japan and Brazil. Ultra-processed foods are ultimately industrial concoctions containing a combination of additives: salt, sugar and oils combined with artificial flavors, colors, sweeteners, stabilizers and preservatives. Usually they’re subjected to multiple processing methods that transform their taste, texture and appearance into something not found in nature.