Symptoms of Kidney Ailments
Feeling of weakness
Blood in urine
Recommended Lifestyle - Preventive For Healthy Life
Following are some of the steps that need to be taken to prevent the risk of having kidney ailments.
Eating the right amount of food provides the right quantity of proteins. This avoids the intake of unnecessary or harmful proteins that can add strain to the kidneys.
Leaching of vegetables
Leaching of vegetables includes the soaking of vegetables that are already cut before cooking. The vegetables are soaked in warm water for around 2-3 hours and then the water is drained. This lowers the amount of sodium, potassium and phosphorus content of the vegetables.
Drink plenty of water
Having at least 3-4 liters of water each day results in flushing the toxins out of the body. This reduces the load on the kidneys. When you drink water, urine is produced which flushes the toxins out of the body. This reduces the pressure on the kidneys. This reduces the risk of having any kidney problem. Drink plenty of water and citrus fruit juices. Include juices of lemon, orange and sweet lime etc.
Regular exercise goes a long way in keeping the kidney’s healthy as much as it adds to ones well being. Simple moderate exercise for 3 days a week has shown to slow down the decline in kidney function in individuals with chronic kidney disease.
A kidney-friendly diet is low in sodium, potassium, and proteins is recommended for those who suffer from kidney problems. Here are a few don’ts when it comes to kidney problems.
Keep sodium-rich foods away
Foods that have sodium cause a rise in the blood pressure levels which leads to pressure on the kidneys. This can bring in various complications. Sodium rich foods include salt, baking powder, canned foods, cheese, bacon, ham sausages, meat, yeast, salted chips, biscuits, nuts, popcorn, commercial salad dressing, and soft drinks.
Avoid foods (red meat etc) that cause constipation. Exercise regularly. Consume more high fiber foods and green vegetables. Exercise regularly.