How To Improve Kidney Function

The Role of Mitochondria in Kidney & Renal Disease

This article follows on from my previous article on ‘The Role of the Mitochondria in Chronic Disease’. Today I will speak exclusively on the role mitochondria play in kidney disease. Just to recap and keep you up to date, the main job of mitochondria is to produce energy through a process called oxidative phosphorylation. Mitochondria …

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peptides and their use in chronic kidney and renal diseases

Peptides and their use in Chronic Kidney & Renal Disease

What are peptides? Peptides are made up of a cluster of up to 20 amino acids, amino acids are the building blocks of protein. A cluster of over 20 amino acids is typically known as a protein, and a cluster of less than 20 amino acids is known as a peptide. Peptides work in the …

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Eucommia for kidney and renal disease

Eucommia ulmoides and its use in Kidney disease, Diabetes and Cardiovascular diseases

Eucommia bark has been used by herbalists for more than 2500 years specifically for its ability to support depleted kidney energy, a symptom often talked about in Ancient Chinese Medicine. In the ancient art of Chinese medicine, the kidneys are responsible for our vitality, or how much energy we have on a day-to-day basis. If …

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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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The digestive system, enzymes and chronic kidney disease

The Use of Digestive Enzymes in Chronic Renal Disease

You are what you eat however, there is a lot more that is happening inside of our bodies that are just as important. Digestion is a core function of the human body of which digestive enzymes and other chemicals are an essential component in the metabolism and absorption of vitamins, minerals and other nutrients from …

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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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Chitosan and kidney disease

Chitosan – Weight Loss and Kidney Disease

With kidney disease often being a disease that comes as a result of many of the big health conditions affecting our modern western world, I wanted to share some information on a supplement that has many great benefits not just for kidney disease but may also be useful in the diseases that cause or lead …

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