Category Archives: Kidney Health

New Year’s Resolutions for Better Kidney and Bladder Health

More than 55 percent of American adults will make at least one New Year’s Resolution this year. These promises to ourselves to do better or achieve more usually focus on career goals, improving relationships, or charitable work. However, a good portion of New Year’s Resolutions center around improving our health, too.  Improving your kidney and…
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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 (urge to pee) or a need to go to the bathroom more if you are out in cold weather? If you know that feeling, you are bound to agree that it is annoying. It is called cold diuresis. So, what is cold diuresis? The body's way…
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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 has a vital role to play, as it helps to unlock the goodness in food proteins. However, pretty much all foods already naturally contain salt (and sugar). Too much sodium intake is unhealthy and we should limit salt when possible.…
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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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