Understanding Kidney Disease: What kidneys do & why are kidneys important

Episode 170: Understanding Kidney Disease: What kidneys do & why are kidneys important. The kidney is a bean-shaped organ that is critical to living. The kidneys filter your blood of toxins and waste, balance your body's PH, are key to bone health, regulates your blood pressure, and so much more. Renal Dietitian Jen Hernandez and Kidney Health Coach James Fabin help you understand the impact of kidney disease by discussing what kidneys do and why kidneys are important.

We will discuss:
-What are the kidneys
-How kidneys filter blood
-Balancing pH
-Red Blood Cells
-Bone Health
-The importance of vitamin D3 & Vitamin D3 benefits
-Blood Pressure
-Renin-Angiotensin Aldosterone System
-Why protecting your kidneys is more than preventing dialysis

► Learn more at renal dietitian Jen Hernandez's Why Are Kidneys Important blog https://www.plantpoweredkidneys.com/why-are-kidneys-important/

Plant-Powered Kidneys Mission:

To simplify the nutritional needs for individuals with kidney disease, and to decrease the prevalence of kidney disease by providing nutrition education including realistic and wholesome lifestyle changes 🥗.

 

Jen Hernandez and the other renal dietitians of Plant-Powered Kidneys help those with kidney disease find their best kidney-friendly diet 🥑 ! Jen's kidney warriors spend less time stressing over the "right" foods to eat 😓 and more time saving their kidney function and loving life 🙌 !

Learn more about Jen at www.PlantPoweredKidneys.com and make sure to join the Plant-Powered Kidneys Facebook community

To find a renal dietitian (in the US):

https://www.plantpoweredkidneys.com/renal-dietitian-near-me/

https://sites.google.com/view/ckdrd/home

https://renalnutrition.org/find-an-expert.php

https://www.eatright.org/find-an-expert

 

To find a renal dietitian in the UK:

https://www.plantpoweredkidneys.com/renal-dietitian-near-me/

https://freelancedietitians.org/

To find a renal dietitian Internationally:

https://www.plantpoweredkidneys.com/renal-dietitian-near-me/