Love your Kidneys Newsletter December 2012

December 2012

5 Simple Weight Loss Tips

Shedding pounds may be hard work, but it doesn’t need to be complicated. Get the skinny on how to jump start your New Year’s resolution with the National Kidney Foundation’s 5 simple weight loss tips.

Cauliflower No-Mash Potatoes

For the creamy texture and rich flavor you crave, minus the fat, check out this recipe for cauliflower no-mash potatoes. Whipped with love (and olive oil) instead of butter and cream, this recipe will convert even the most loyal spud aficionados.

Obesity and the Kidneys: Research Update

There is now even more reason to sound the alarm about the growing childhood and teen obesity epidemics in America. Find out what new research shows about obesity’s impact on the kidneys.

Who’s Your Hero?

This holiday season, let's give thanks to those who give the ultimate gift — the gift of life. Honor a kidney donor or recipient who has inspired you. Share your story and post a photo on our new Organ Donor Heroes Facebook App.

Calling all used cars!

If you’re looking to counter your holiday spending with a tax break from Uncle Sam, look no further than your own driveway. As year-end approaches the National Kidney Foundation shares 5 Reasons to Donate Your Car to Kidney Cars.