25 Jul '12, 4pm

Preventing Kidney Failure With Diet

Our kidneys are highly vascular organs. That’s why when you see kidneys in the meat case they look so red. After all, our two little kidneys have to filter through our entire blood supply and as such receive about 20% of our cardiac output every time our heart beats. So if the standard American diet can be so toxic to the blood vessels in our heart, back, abdomen, and pelvis, contributing to heart attacks (Heart Attacks and Cholesterol: Purely a Question of Diet ), spinal disc degeneration (Cholesterol and Lower Back Pain ), aneurisms (Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms: Ticking Time Balloons ), and sexual dysfunction (Cholesterol and Female Sexual Dysfunction ), what might it be doing to our kidneys?

Full article: http://www.care2.com/greenliving/preventing-kidney-failur...

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