What are the BEST FOODS for your Kidneys?

Struggling to decide how to lead a kidney-friendly lifestyle?  Choosing the right foods to eat is a great choice for a great ‘start’.

View this article for a ‘kidney-friendly checklist’ to get your grocery shopping off to a great start! (READ)

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Take Care of Your Kidneys and they’ll take care of YOU!

Take care of your Kidneys and they will take care of YOU! Kidney disease can increase chances of having heart disease, heart attacks and strokes. Keeping your kidneys healthy will help take care of your heart—and the rest of you!

Read more with this overview document, including signs of kidney disease, who is more likely to develop kidney disease, and other key facts. READ: https://www.cdc.gov/kidneydisease/pdf/CKD_TakeCare.pdf .

Kidney Healthy Recipes: BBQ Pineapple Chicken

Kidney-Friendly Recipes: BBQ Pineapple Chicken – enjoy this recipe that has an easy prep and quick cook time. It’s as delicious as it is healthy!
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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

Preparing your resolutions for the New Year?

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.”