When the kidneys are not working well, potassium levels in the blood can rise.
The world is eating too much sugar and people should slash their intake to just 6 to 12 teaspoons per day, according to WHO.
The quantity and quality of available evidence may not be strong enough to support widespread recommendation of the Mediterranean diet.
53% taking action to reduce sodiu. Those receiving medical advice to reduce sodium intake appeared more willing to take action.
People who eat more plant foods than animal products are less likely to die from cardiovascular disease.
Hints, but doesn't prove, they might reduce risk of death from cardiovascular disease, other causes
The United States has one of the lowest-quality diets in the world, despite being a wealthy nation.
People least adherent to a DASH-style diet had a 3-fold increased odds of chronic kidney disease compared with those who were most adherent.
Switching to regimen higher in fruits, veggies might help stave off organ failure, researchers say
In a study of post-menopausal women, the highest quartile of lycopene intake was associated with a significant 39% decreased risk of renal cell carcinoma versus the lowest quartile.
Reduction in mass may confer diet's protective cardiovascular effect
Boiling in water and stewing in an oil-water mixture were found to reduce phosphorus levels significantly in various foods.
Low serum albumin levels increase the risk of death in patients undergoing cytoreductive nephrectomy for metastatic renal cell carcinoma.
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