Healthy Diet and your Kidneys

KEEPING A HEALTHY DIET: Some patients, particularly those with high potassium and/or those who are diabetic, are not recommended to consume avocados and sweet potatoes. Not certain? You may want to avoid these foods entirely. Be sure to check with your doctor for detailed suggestions. If you need professional advice or assistance, contact us for a consultation. www.gulfcoastkidney.com

Healthy Habits for your New Years’ Resolution

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For a healthy body, exercise regularly and try adding more superfoods such as avocados, blueberries, sweet potato, and salmon. Healthy kidneys add up to a healthy body. Need assistance with kidney-related issues? Come visit us for the highest quality of patient care. Click here to learn more about our qualified team of physicians: http://www.gulfcoastkidney.com/about/our-physicians/.

Diet Explains Much of Racial Differences in Blood Pressure in US, Study Shows

NBC News (10/2/18 http://ow.ly/VvhS30mpYvW ) reports the “Southern diet” described as including “fried food, cheesy casseroles, and sweet, sweet tea” is “deadly, especially to African-Americans,” by increasing “blood pressure up to killer levels,” according to a study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association. The study included “7,000 people who had been taking part in a larger, long-term study of diet and lifestyle,” and included recording “weight, blood pressure, cholesterol,” alcohol consumption, “income and about exercise habits,” as well as “symptoms of stress and depression.”