Love your Kidneys Newsletter April 2012

April 2012

Top 5Are You a Diet Myth Victim?

Find out if you have harmful "health foods" hiding in plain sight as the National Kidney Foundation Busts 5 Common Diet Myths. Extend your spring cleaning to the kitchen pantry and tip the scale in the direction of your weight loss goals.

Herman TeamA Weighty Matter

Obesity can cause kidney disease because the kidneys have to work harder to filter out toxins and to meet the demands that come along with the higher body mass index (BMI). In order to lose weight and protect your kidneys, focus on three key areas. Which ones?

Sunshine French Toast Recipe

April showers may bring flowers, but this month, you can bring some sunshine into your own kitchen with this kidney-friendly Sunshine French Toast Recipe.


Go the Distance With a Few Small Steps

Twelve-year-old Micheal Minyard has a passion for drawing and video games. It's hard to believe that doctors weren't sure he'd live to see his first birthday or ever take his first steps. Now he's making strides in the fight against kidney disease.