Summer 2012

Mexican style Stuffed peppersMexican Stuffed Peppers

Looking to host a fiesta this summer? Try this recipe for tasty and kidney-friendly Mexican stuffed peppers.

 

pressure Under ControlGet Your Pressure Under Control

One in three Americans have high blood pressure, a major risk factor for kidney disease. Even "mild" high blood pressure, or pre-hypertension can harm the kidneys if left uncontrolled. Could you be at risk? Find out and prevent damage.

 

Dietary Protein: What is it?

We all need protein in our diet, but what is it? Learn about how the body uses protein and how much you should be eating each day.

 

ClassroomTest Your IQ

On average, which of these foods contains the most protein per serving?

  1. Grilled chicken breast
  2. Hardboiled egg
  3. 8 ounce glass of milk
  4. 1 cup of black beans

 

Ask the Doctor

Dr. Spry reviews how your kidneys are impacted by a high protein diet and explains why pre-hypertension can damage your kidneys. Find out the answers and don't forget to check out his blog on The Huffington Post!


*KEEp Healthy offers general health information. Before you start any diet or exercise plan, you should consult your doctor.


 



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