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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...
 
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Healthful Lunches: What’s in the Bag? Packing a lunch can be great for your health! Choosing and preparing exactly what you want to eat gives you more control over calorie and nutrient content than you would have in a restaurant or when eating packaged foods. So how can you...
 

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We’ve all heard about the joys of antioxidants, but today we want to discuss what they do and where to actually find them. There are many different types of antioxidants, but they all appear to play a similar role: protecting your cells from free radicals, which would otherwise  damage those cells. Where can you find ... Antioxidant Overview
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We know that we need to eat more fiber.  But why?  Fiber-rich foods like the skins of fruits and vegetables, the pectin in the flesh of apples, pears and bananas, and the gritty outer layers of whole grains provide our intestines with a workout. Research reveals that fiber helps our bodies control blood sugar, blood ... Fabulous Fiber
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Back in 1968, Drs. Wachman and Bernstein theorized that the elevated renal acid load from meat, cheese, grains, and phosphate-rich foods may contribute to the development of osteoporosis. . They suggested consuming more vegetables and fruits would reduce the acid load on the body and limit the loss...