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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How To Improve Kidney Function In 5 Steps
Dec02

How To Improve Kidney Function In 5 Steps

If you have been diagnosed with Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD), you are probably wondering how to reverse or at least slow this process. A CKD diagnosis means that the kidneys typically have some permanent damage that can progress through multiple stages. These stages can lead progressively toward “end stage renal failure” if not managed well. Regardless of where you are in the process, whether at Stage 1, Stage 5, or...

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A Brief Overview of Chronic Kidney Disease
Jul20

A Brief Overview of Chronic Kidney Disease

A Brief Overview of Chronic Kidney Disease Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) or Chronic Renal Failure (CRF) is the inability of the kidneys to fully function in their filtration patterns leaving them unable to rid the body of toxins and metabolic by-products.  If an excess of urea, which contains ammonia, and other nitrogenous waste products build up in the blood stream, more complicated and critical consequences ensue. There are five...

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Chronic Kidney Disease Nutrition – Need To Know
Apr16

Chronic Kidney Disease Nutrition – Need To Know

Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD), also known as Chronic Renal Failure (CRF), currently affects 2 out of every 1,000 people in the United States with numbers projected to rise due to the incidence of diabetes. Following a renal diet can be a challenge since it is more restrictive and limiting, especially for those not currently on a dialysis treatment regimen. It is best to seek guidance from your physician and registered dietitian for...

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Healthy Thanksgiving Foods: 5 Items To Be Thankful For
Nov20

Healthy Thanksgiving Foods: 5 Items To Be Thankful For

By the Registered Dietitians at 2 Your Health Do you have specific concerns such as renal function, diabetes, or cardiovascular disease to manage this holiday season? When addressing kidney health it is important to monitor sodium, potassium, and phosphorous intake, eliminate unnecessary additives or preservatives, and control portion sizes. Whether you are addressing a health condition or trying to cut back on calories, the tips...

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