Foods that heal the kidneys

Here's the thumb rule: Foods that heal the kidney are dark in colour, including purple plums, purple potatoes, black quinoa, blackberries,black carrots (purple carrots), black beans, so on and so forth. Black fruits and veggies in general are high in anthocyanidins, rendering them their blue colour, and they are bursting with natural compounds that reduce inflammation.

Best foods for kidney patients

Garlic is one of the best foods for patients suffering from any form of kidney disease. Read this article to discover other foods that are just as beneficial.

Low Protein diet

You can always prevent, if not control kidney diseases through a healthy diet. A low protein diet for instance, slows down disease progression through the buildup for area. Do make sure to check with a specialist regarding the specifics of such a plan before you commence implementing it on a daily basis though!

Kidney Friendly Recipe

Roasted Vegetable Stock
3 large onions
6 medium carrots
4 parsnips
2 leeks, white with two inches of the green top
8 white mushrooms
3 tablespoons vegetable oil
2 tablespoons dry Marsala wine
6 celery stalks
1 garlic head
4 plum tomatoes
3 fresh thyme sprigs
3 fresh parsley sprigs
8 whole peppercorns
1 bay leaf

Lifestyle factors effect kidneys

A study published in April online in The American Journal of Kidney Disease demonstrated how common lifestyle factors can harm the kidneys. Researchers led by Dr. Alex Chang of Johns Hopkins University followed more than 2,300 young adults for 15 years.

Kidney Disease, an Underestimated Killer

Kidney disease doesn’t get the attention, funding or concern associated with cancers or heart dieases. But it actually kills more Indians than both malignancies combined.

Even when it is not fatal, the cost of treating end-stage kidney disease through dialysis or a kidney transplant is astronomical. The charges do not include the inestimable costs to quality of life among patients with advanced kidney disease.

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