Best Kidney Diet

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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berries, kidney disease, cholesterol, anti oxidants

Berries… Super food for the Kidneys

I know people with kidney disease are frequently bombarded with all the foods they should avoid so today I wanted to flip the table and instead focus on something to add into your diet. And don’t worry, it’s something that tastes good too……….. Berries! Berries are among the healthiest foods you can eat. They’re delicious, …

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Foods highest in phosphorus

Phosphorus & Kidney Disease… Everything You Need To Know

As kidney disease progresses, the ability of the body to keep phosphorus levels within a healthy range also diminishes. High phosphorus levels increase the risk of cardiovascular disease and can contribute to kidney disease progression so knowing if your phosphorus levels are elevated and what you can do to help lower them is incredibly important. …

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Potassium and CKD

The low down on Potassium – do you really need to avoid it if you have CKD?

Today I want to talk about one of my pet peeves when it comes to dietary advice for people with chronic kidney disease (CKD) and that is the issue of potassium.  So what is it that I take issue to? Well, it’s the widespread belief that all people with CKD must follow a low potassium …

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