Today’s lifestyle and steady availability of processed food and drinks high in sugar and synthetic compounds put a great deal of strain on our kidney health. Our everyday life and the choices that we make may seem harmless, and without knowing it, many of us are directly putting a strain
Our kidneys are one of the most important organs in the body as they act as the body’s detox system. They not only filter out toxins but also help to regulate blood pressure. Kidney damage can often be irreversible and symptoms include persistent nausea, chest pains, seizures, and excessive fatigue.
Following the dietary sins of the festive holidays, many have adopted the first month of the year as Dry January. First coined by UK’s Alcohol Concern organization in 2013, Dry January has become a movement in which drinkers give up alcohol for the entire month of January. While some drinkers
The 8th of March is World Kidney Day – so with that in mind, it is important to make sure that your kidneys are healthy. World Kidney Day is a global awareness campaign that focuses on the importance of kidney health and erducing the impact of kidney disease. In most
Most of us don’t think about our kidneys unless they signal distress through a dull backache. We know they are good liquid filters, but why should we pay attention to them? “The kidneys are crucial to overall health,” explains Kalsey Visser, registered dietician from Alex Royal Dietetics in Cape Town.