DASH Diet for Blood Pressure Protects Kidneys, Too

New research from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health shows that the DASH diet, originally designed to lower blood pressure, also reduces the risk of kidney disease. The DASH diet (short for Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension), which is known to help with weight loss, heart health and chronic…

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Diary of a Kidney Lover, October 12, 2010

DIARY OF A KIDNEY LOVER It’s good to be back here writing again after these last three weeks on the DASH diet. They weren’t necessarily bad weeks, but I was definitely up and down – excited, elated, frustrated, blue. To recap from my blog of a few weeks ago, my…

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Diary of a Kidney Lover, September 10, 2010

DIARY OF A KIDNEY LOVER OK.  Time for a change.  After a very tasty Chinese dinner last week, I had one of the worst heartburn episodes I have ever had (and I don’t even get heartburn).  I felt like I was going to die.  Thinking about it, I’m sure that…

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