Love your Kidneys Newsletter January 2014

January 2014
High Blood Pressure? 5 Foods to Avoid

High blood pressure is the second leading cause of kidney disease and also places you at increased risk for developing a heart attack or stroke. Avoid these 5 foods to control your blood pressure and protect your kidneys.

Poor Cancer Prognosis in Patients with Kidney Disease

Cancer patients are more likely to die from their disease if they have reduced kidney function, according to new research published in the National Kidney Foundation’s journal. Get the facts and learn why early detection of kidney disease is critical.

Chicken Soup for the Soul

Brrr! It’s cold out there. Don’t let the chill get you down though, because this recipe for kidney-friendly chicken noodle soup is guaranteed to pick you up. Just like Grandma used to make!

Turkey Bacon Deviled Eggs
Ask the Dietitian

Determined to make 2014 the year of the new you? The National Kidney Foundation’s new Ask the Dietitian blog is here to help you keep your kidneys healthy. Ask your pressing diet and nutrition questions here.

Cooking to Combat Kidney Disease

When professional chef Duane Sunwold discovered that his high blood pressure caused his kidney disease, he fought back by changing his diet and lifestyle. Early detection and healthy eating saved his life. Hear his story.

Chef Duane