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Fall 2013


Eat by Color

Eat by Color

As summer transitions to fall, colors change all around -- from the leaves on the trees to the skins of fruits and vegetables. Seasonal produce contains a wide range of vitamins, nutrients and antioxidants. Protect your kidneys with this healthy eating guide, organized by color.

 

Moroccan Couscous

Moroccan Couscous

Prepare a quick and easy meal in under 15 minutes with this delicious couscous recipe. Couscous can be eaten plain or used instead of rice or noodles as a versatile and healthy base for meat and fish.

 

Quick Kidney Risk Check

Quick Kidney Risk Check

Sometimes what you can't see can kill you. Kidney disease is significantly underdiagnosed and excessive protein in the urine (albuminuria) is one of the earliest signs of kidney damage. Find out your kidney score and share this quiz with friends and family members.

 

KEEP Research

New Blood Pressure Targets Show "Lower is Not Better"

In the past, the recommended blood pressure was <130/80 mmHg. However, this has recently been updated based on new, evidence-based studies did not find that "lower is better." Find out the new blood pressure recommendations and what this means for you and your kidneys.

 

Ask the Doctor with Leslie Spry, MD

Dr. Leslie Spry answers your pressing questions and shares tips to help you stay hydrated and beat the heat. Don't forget to also check out Dr. Spry's blog on The Huffington Post!


*KEEP Healthy offers general health information. Before you start any diet or exercise plan, you should consult your doctor, dietitian or other healthcare professional.


 

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