Healthy Eating Helps Protect Kidneys from Kidney Disease! Therefore, remember: have a “Happy salad!” that will make your heart and kidneys happy! The poster above is titled ”happy salad” and is a modified photograph (to cartoon) depicting happy cucumbers and tomatoes from a home garden, getting together to make a salad.
Healthy Eating Helps Protect Kidneys from Kidney Disease!
A diet with adequate amounts of fruits and vegetables help preserve cardiovascular and kidney health. A vegetarian diet has been proven to slow progression of chronic kidney disease (CKD) and also decreases the risk of cardiovascular disease(the National kidney foundation).
However, after kidneys fail you must be careful of the vegetables and fruits you choose as those high In potassium or phosphorus may be harmful. Check out our helpful page on food in chronic kidney disease for more information and links to helpful resources.
Eat at home and make healthy choices with good, nutritious home made meals to help protect your kidneys! You can even grow good, organic foods right in your backyard or in a pot on your patio! Gardening is a beautiful, calming, rewarding, hobby that teaches patience besides its manifold benefits which include healthy eating! Learn more at: https://www.nal.usda.gov/legacy/topics/home-gardening. Remember: Healthy Eating Helps Protect Kidneys from Kidney Disease!
The ”Happy Salad” poster above was produced in collaboration with Happy Ingenuity Solutions in “the kidney dialogue” series. Want this poster for your office home? Find it on the FineartAmerica website! This poster is not medical advice. It was produced for the purpose of education and entertainment. Always talk to your doctor.
Healthy Eating Helps Protect Kidneys from Kidney Disease! It is true: so start healthy habits to eat lots of fresh fruits and vegetables. Limit processed foods, salty foods. Microwave dinners, and fast foods. Know, your fruits and veggies with respect to medicinal properties and other unique properties. For example, consuming large amounts of star fruit can result in kidney stones- a very important topic regarding food in chronic kidney disease.