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Last year we published an article in which I suggested that added dietary phosphates appear to be displacing trans fat as the next dietary "bad boy." Like salt, retinol, and many other nutrients, there is a growing concern that an excessive dietary intake of phosphates promotes a wide variety...
 
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The Institute of Medicine (IOM) issued a report, commissioned by the CDC, in May 2013. This report set out to evaluate data from outcome studies published since the IOM's 2004 report on water and electrolytes, which included the need for salt. The earlier report suggested no more than 1,200...
 
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Adding fruits and vegetables to the diet may help protect the kidneys of patients with stage 4 chronic kidney disease (CKD) with too much acid build-up in their blood. Western diets composed largely of animal and grain products are highly acidic and can lead to metabolic acidosis. As kidney disease progresses the ability of CKD ... More Fruits and Vegetables for Kidney Patients
 
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According to the International Osteoporosis Foundation, the lifetime risk of a hip fracture in women is greater than the risk of breast, endometrial and ovarian cancer combined. Osteoporosis weakens bones to the point where even a small trauma can cause a fracture. A 5-year study in Australia found that...
 
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Dr. Kenney's PowerPoint show on Hypertension - as a presentation he made for dietitians at a local ADA meeting. Be sure to check out his CPE paper on sodium at http://foodandhealth.com/continuinged.php HTN CPE Talk... You are unauthorized to view this page. Login if you are a paid member or...