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Kidney Beans

Not Just Kidney Beans…  

No beans about it, the kidneys play a very important role in our daily health. The Kidney’s are 1 of the 3 vital organs and work hard to keep you healthy. According to the National Kidney Foundation www.kidney.org., these are some of the tasks your kidney’s need to perform daily:

  • Regulate the body’s fluid levels
  • Filter wastes and toxins from the blood
  • Release a hormone that regulates blood pressure
  • Activate Vitamin D to maintain healthy bones
  • Release the hormone that directs production of red blood cells
  • Keep blood minerals in balance (sodium, phosphorus, potassium)

But, wait, what can cause the kidneys to malfunction? Here’s what NKF says:

  • High Blood Pressure
  • Protein in the urine
  • Elevated creatinine levels in the blood
  • GFR Filtration Rate – blood creatinine levels according to age, race, & gender
  • Additional risk factors listed on NKF website

What can happen if you have one or more of these test results that remain uncontrolled? Well, here’s what NKF says can result:

  • Cardiovascular disease
  • Heart attack and stroke
  • High blood pressure
  • Death
  • Weak bones
  • Nerve damage (neuropathy)
  • Kidney failure (end-stage renal disease, or ESRD)
  • Anemia or low red blood cell count
  • Additional symptoms listed on NKF website

But why let this happen, learn how your kidneys are one the 5 elimination organs and how to take care of them with cleansing. It’s all here in Intestinal Health ~ A Practical Guide to Complete Abdominal Comfort http://amzn.to/2ckb2Mm

Is Kidney trouble lurking? NKF says, look for these signs:

  • Fatigue, weakness
  • Difficult, painful urination
  • Foamy urine
  • Pink, dark urine (blood in urine)
  • Increased thirst
  • Prolonged use of NSAIDs, a type of painkillers, such as ibuprofen and naproxen
  • Lupus, other autoimmune disorders
  • Chronic urinary tract infections
  • Kidney stones

Most importantly what can YOU do to help yourself maintain healthy kidney’s? Well, let’s look NKF suggestions:

  • Lower high blood pressure
  • Keep blood-sugar levels under control if diabetic
  • Reduce salt intake
  • Avoid NSAIDs, a type of painkillers
  • Moderate protein consumption
  • Get an annual flu shot


  • Exercise regularly
  • Control weight
  • Follow a balanced diet
  • Quit smoking
  • Drink only in moderation
  • Stay hydrated
  • Monitor cholesterol levels
  • Get an annual physical
  • Know your family medical history

It’s not too late, get started on any one of these helpful habits and protect your kidneys. Live energized ~ Keep your kidneys strong!

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About the Author : Mardell HillMardell has over 17 years of experience in cleansing and has operated Clear Health since 2005. “Colonic enemas are a detoxification opportunity for people seeking alternatives to laxatives and creating better bowel movement. Colon cleansing may be the most important step you take to establishing and maintaining optimum health.” –Mardell, certified colonic enema assistant.View all posts by Mardell Hill

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