The #1 Diet for a Longer, Healthier Life
Jun05

The #1 Diet for a Longer, Healthier Life

Introducing a Medical Miracle What if we told you there was a way to extend your lifespan by delaying or completely preventing the types of chronic illness that lead to an early death? Would you assume we were talking about an experimental wonder drug, or maybe some type of expensive treatment only available overseas? If so, you’d be wrong. The real answer is much simpler, safer, and more affordable than that, and you can find it at...

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Haunted by Health Issues: Who You Gonna Call?
Apr28

Haunted by Health Issues: Who You Gonna Call?

Getting older is a fact of life, and at some point, we will come face to face with a health issue. And while it’s possible to curb the ill effects of issues like kidney disease or high blood pressure, there’s no way to banish these conditions entirely, and sooner or later the specter of old, ugly symptoms is bound to make itself known again. Sounds scary, right? It’s time to find a nutrition expert! The logical thing...

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Shake It Up: 7 Delicious Ways to Replace Salt and Sodium
Mar25

Shake It Up: 7 Delicious Ways to Replace Salt and Sodium

You and salt go way back. You have fond memories of late-night frolics with greasy french fries, kettle-cooked potato chips, and savory slices of cured meat, all slathered and soaked in glorious sodium chloride. But now you’ve reached the point in your relationship where she’s doing your heart (and kidneys) more harm than good (literally―your blood pressure is through the roof and your arteries are beginning to harden). It’s time to...

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8 Tips for Healthy Eating During the Holidays
Dec22

8 Tips for Healthy Eating During the Holidays

Decorating the Christmas tree, singing Christmas carols, and reindeer in the yard; the holidays are in full swing. It is that time of year and tis the season for holiday parties.  Frankly, Christmas is my favorite time of year, but along with the holiday season comes lots of holiday parties. We would all like to avoid that holiday weight gain and be kind to our kidneys, but how can that happen when you have holiday parties full of egg...

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Holiday Baking for Renal Health
Nov29

Holiday Baking for Renal Health

Throughout our conversations, I have sounded the theme that “All Foods Can Fit” and no time is this more important to remember than when we arrive at the traditional holiday season. BUT, as I stated last time, that applies only when you realize that portions and frequency matter when managing kidney health. With regards to baking at home and baked goods purchased away from home, sodium and salt are to be managed carefully...

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Happy Holiday Eating, Low-Sodium Style
Nov18

Happy Holiday Eating, Low-Sodium Style

Since it is the first of November,the holidays are rapidly approaching.  Holiday eating is often cause for anxiety when you are on a restricted diet, so now is the time to do a bit of preparation for how to successfully navigate the holiday meals. Most of you know that I am one to encourage the enjoyment of food even while being conscious of the impact of each food on our health, both short term and long term. So, first let me say...

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