Category Archives: Kidney Health

Low Sodium Recipes for Kidney Healthy Meals

For most people, the higher the sodium intake, the higher their blood pressure will be. High sodium intake can lead to health issues such as congestive heart failure, chronic kidney disease (CKD), cardiovascular disease, and hypertension. Therefore, it is important to limit sodium intake with the food and meals you eat. Understand you do not…
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What is Cold Diuresis?

Do you ever notice an increase in urinary urgency or a need to go to the bathroom more if you are out in cold weather? If you know that feeling of needing to pee urgently, all the time, you are bound to agree, it's annoying. Cold diuresis is your body's way of preserving heat as…
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Thanksgiving Nutrition: Ways to Limit Salt?

Be the salt of the earth this Thanksgiving and cook with less of it. Salt does have a vital role to play, as it helps to unlock the goodness in food proteins. Furthermore, salt aids microbial modulation in fermented products and regulates enzymatic activity. However, pretty much all foods already naturally contain salt (and sugar).…
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Dehydration Effects On Your Body

To put it simply, when the amount of water you’re losing exceeds the amount that you’re taking in, dehydration may occur. If you don’t replace these lost fluids, your body will be unable to perform its normal functions. With the summer heat in full force throughout the states, it’s more important than ever to keep…
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Tips For Staying Hydrated In Summer

With the blistering summer heat now in full force in many parts of the Northern Hemisphere, it’s more important than ever to make sure you’re staying hydrated. Remaining hydrated plays a fundamental role in keeping your body functioning properly. With summer pastimes typically being active and/or outdoors, stowing some tips in your back pocket on…
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