Kidney Food

Sour cherries for gout, arthritis, and kidney disease

Sour Cherries, Gout and Kidney Disease

Sour cherries are one of my favourite fruits to eat when they are in season! I have always liked the slight tart taste of sour …

Can I Drink Coffee if I have Kidney Disease?

There is quite a lot of debate surrounding the health effects of coffee, one minute we’re being told coffee is good for us and the …

TMAO and the kidneys

What is TMAO? & what does it have to do with the Kidneys?

Today I wanted to discuss a lesser-known compound that has been linked to the development and progression of kidney disease, cardiovascular disease and diabetes, among …

How to Read Food Labels

Maintaining a kidney-friendly diet really is the cornerstone of improving your kidney health but working out exactly what is contained in your food can be …

Taurine and renal disease

Taurine & its Role in Chronic Renal Disease

What is Taurine? Taurine is a semi-essential, sulfur-containing amino acid, it is called semi-essential as it can be synthesized from other sulfur-containing amino acids such …

Vitamin C and Chronic Kidney Disease

The Role of Vitamin C in Chronic Kidney Disease

Vitamin C is one of the most talked-about vitamins. The nutrient gets special buzz for its immune-boosting potential but plugging vitamin C’s ability to shorten …

What You Need to Know About ANCA Vasculitis

Despite the fact that autoimmune diseases are on the rise worldwide, getting an accurate diagnosis can still be a lengthy and frustrating process. ANCA vasculitis …

okra and kidney disease

The Many Amazing Health Benefits of Okra

Today I wanted to talk to you about one of my most favorite vegetables… okra. Whist, it isn’t a staple vegetable in many people’s refrigerators, …

Medicinal mushrooms and Kidney disease

Medicinal Mushrooms and Their Therapeutic Effects

You may have heard that medicinal mushrooms are great for our immune system, but did you know that they can also help maintain a healthy …

Protein & Kidney Disease… Do I need it?

Protein requirements tend to cause confusion in most people but for those with kidney disease the confusion can be even greater. Do people with kidney …

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