Love your Kidneys Newsletter August 2013

August 2013
Spice Things Up: 7 Kidney–Friendly Seasonings

Spices and herbs have long been used to improve the taste, aroma and appeal of food. Now there’s evidence that these kitchen staples not only please our palate, but they may actually help improve our health. Check out the super seven.

Chicken Pad Thai

Bring the heat indoors and add some ethnic flair with this Pad Thai recipe. Complete with kidney-friendly spices and antioxidants, it will add a boost of flavor to your next meal.

Kidney Disease Lifetime Risk

New research published this month in the NKF’s American Journal of Kidney Disease finds that 59% of all Americans will develop kidney disease in their lifetime. Several groups are known to be at especially high risk. Get the details and the NKF’s screening recommendations here.

Under Pressure

The National Kidney Foundation has launched a new blog, The Pressure Point, by leading hypertension expert, Dr. George Bakris! Check out his latest post and don't forget to follow the blog for regular updates.

TV Land and the NKF Team Up

Last month, NKF partnered with TV Land and Hot in Cleveland for their special kidney donation episode. Check out a clip here.

Stop Medicare From Cutting Dialysis Payments!

Make your voice heard through our Take Action Network. Protect dialysis care and contact your Members of Congress today.