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Kidney Friendly Mexican Recipe

Today I want to share a yummy vegetarian recipe packed with high-quality plant protein, Tempeh. Currently, digestibility corrected amino acid score (DIAAS) is a worldwide acknowledged approach for determining protein quality and proteins with DIAAS equal to or higher than 75 are defined as high-quality according to the Food and Agricultural Organization of the United …

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Marshmallow root and renal and CKD and cardiovascular disease

The Use of Marshmallow Root in Chronic Kidney Disease & Associated Conditions

We often get asked what the ingredients are in our famous Nanna’s tea! So today I want to talk about one of them, the yummy herb called marshmallow root. And no we didn’t just add it to make the tea taste amazing, it plays a pivotal role in the health of the kidneys and urinary …

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Quercetin & its Role in Supporting Healthy Kidney Function

Inflammation is a word we hear a lot in the world today and with good reason. It is well known to be a driver in many diseases, particularly chronic disease and if not addressed can impact healing and recovery. We know that diet, lifestyle and environmental factors are contributing factors in driving levels of inflammation …

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Alkalising the kidneys with Magnesium citrate

Magnesium Citrate & Its use in Renal Disease

Creating an alkaline environment in your body is one of the key things you can do to protect your kidneys and improve your kidney function. Alkalising supplementation, alongside following an alkaline diet, is a great way to help reduce the acidic burden on your body AND your kidneys and has been shown to reduce the …

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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 cherries but what is even more important is the amazing health benefits that these little cherries pack into their delicious red bodies. So while most of you might have eaten …

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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 next minute that it’s bad. So where does the truth lie? There are a variety of reasons why there might be so many conflicting reports about coffee- different study designs, …

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Genetics, Methylation, Renal Disease & The Kidneys

Have you noticed how complex our lives have become over the last 20 years? Everything is go, go, go. We live fast, eat fast foods, expose ourselves to electromagnetic radiation each and every day, our vaccine schedules have tripled and then some, much of our soils are depleted of important minerals… and now we have …

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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 other health conditions and that compound is called TMAO.  What is TMAO? https://www.mdpi.com/2072-6651/8/11/326 TMAO (or Trimethylamine-N-oxide) is a metabolite produced by gut bacteria from choline, phosphatidylcholine and L-carnitine rich foods …

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