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How can proper diet help your kidneys?

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You already know that exercise and eating right help your heart and weight. They also help your blood pressure and your blood sugar levels. And that’s good for your kidneys.

From: How to Keep Your Kidneys Healthy WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES:

National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases: “Keep Your Kidneys Healthy,” “Testing for Kidney Disease,” “Understanding GFR.”

National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism: “What Is a Standard Drink?”

National Kidney Foundation: “6 Tips to be Water-Wise for Healthy Kidneys,” “Smoking and your Health,” “Albuminuria.”

Reviewed by Minesh Khatri on November 12, 2018

SOURCES:

National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases: “Keep Your Kidneys Healthy,” “Testing for Kidney Disease,” “Understanding GFR.”

National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism: “What Is a Standard Drink?”

National Kidney Foundation: “6 Tips to be Water-Wise for Healthy Kidneys,” “Smoking and your Health,” “Albuminuria.”

Reviewed by Minesh Khatri on November 12, 2018

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