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Cheese is a versatile food that you can eat on its own, as a spread or as toppings. Whether it’s on burgers, pasta or with a glass of wine, cheese is a delicious addition to a range of snacks and dishes. More cheese is produced globally than the combined production of coffee, tea, tobacco, and

Chronic Kidney disease can trigger different skin conditions. Skin manifestations among CKD patients and people on dialysis are common. Additionally, it is also common to experience skin changes associated with the origin of kidney disease, such as diabetes.Skin problems with CKDDermatological manifestations related to CKD can affect the quality of your life. Besides the physical

Healthy kidneys remove the extra fluid and waste from the blood through urine. However, when the kidneys have lost 85-90% of their ability to function, this is the time a patient is required to undergo dialysis. Dialysis replaces some of the kidney’s functions as it excretes the waste products and excess fluid from the blood.

A Blood Urea Nitrogen (BUN) test measures the urea nitrogen levels in the blood. Urea is a waste product that is produced in the body as a natural process of breaking down proteins. The liver breaks down protein and ammonia to produce urea, after which, it is taken up by the kidneys. The kidneys transfer

Have you ever been completely confused about which milk to choose from at the dairy section that isn’t harmful to your kidneys? Choosing milk when you have CKD can be tricky because of the high levels of phosphorus, potassium, and calcium found in dairy milk. Even low-fat milk at times may not be suitable for

Healthy kidneys maintain the blood creatinine within a normal range. However, as kidney function declines, the kidneys may be unable to clear the creatinine level in the blood. Abnormally high levels of creatinine could indicate potential kidney malfunction or failure. For this reason, the doctors conduct a creatinine test (along with other tests) to determine

One way to maintain good health and weight is through physical activity. However, patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD) often expect that they can do only limited movement because of their condition. If you are not currently working out, but are physically capable, you may be able to start an exercise for CKD workout program.As

Nuts and seeds have been part of the human diet for about 25 million years now. They are convenient snack and cooking ingredients. Nuts and seeds have vitamins and minerals beneficial for the body but a diet consisting of these foods may not be ideal for people with Chronic Kidney Disease. Several nuts and seeds

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