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How to Prevent and Treat Kidney Problems With Food

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  • Poor kidney function is associated with diabetes, hypertension, and heart disease. Common signs of kidney problems include frequent urination, problems urinating, and constant thirst
  • Good kidney function is essential for maintaining homeostasis in your body, including your pH level and electrolyte balance; your kidneys also produce hormones that make red blood cells and regulate blood pressure
  • Most Americans consume three to five times more protein than they need, and two to four times more fructose than is safe. These two dietary factors places significant stress on your kidneys, promoting kidney disease and stones

By Dr. Mercola

Your kidneys — two bean-shaped organs — are located just below your rib cage one on either side of your spine. Positioned on top of each kidney are your adrenal glands. Each day, your kidneys filter up to 150 quarts of blood and flush out waste products through your urine.


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