Monthly Archives: June 2012

Snacking Suggestions for a Restricted Diet

If your kidneys aren’t functioning at peak, your diet restrictions may be limiting your choices for healthy, low calorie foods. What can you snack on that won’t wreck your diet? Focus on foods that are not high in calories, have … Continue reading

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Top 5 Tips to Keep Both Kidney and Heart Healthy

Do you know about the heart-kidney connection? People whose kidneys have failed are three times as likely to have heart disease. And a new study suggests that people with kidney disease have the same level of risk for heart disease … Continue reading

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Body Fat and Kidney Health: What You Should Know

It seems the obesity epidemic is making headlines everywhere these days. You can’t turn on the news without seeing a story on how Americans are growing larger, leading to diabetes, heart disease and other scary conditions. Since diabetes is the … Continue reading

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Healthy Living in Summer

From cookouts to vacations to picnics, do you find it hard to resist some of the more tempting treats like ice cream and chips? The summer season can be one of the most difficult times to be mindful of a … Continue reading

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Top 5 Most Important Kidney Health Numbers

If you’ve gone for your annual physical recently, you’re staring at a report that may as well have been written in a foreign language. Which numbers are especially important in predicting kidney health—and what’s in the normal range? 1. Estimated … Continue reading

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