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Health tips for World Kidney Day 2022: 4 types of foods you should stop eating today if you have chronic kidney disease

March 10 every year is celebrated as World Kidney Day, to raise awareness of good kidney health and reduce the frequency and impact of kidney disease and related health problems. The day is a global health awareness campaign which is marked on the 2nd Thursday of March. The small, bean-shaped organs perform many functions such as removing waste and toxins, removing excess water from the blood, making hormones to produce red blood cells, and converting vitamin D into its active form, so it is usable in the body. Therefore, it is very important that you have a proper diet and lifestyle in order to keep your kidneys healthy. World Kidney Day 2022 Date, Theme and Significance: Symptoms, Causes and Preventive Measures to Raise Awareness of Kidney Health.

But for people with kidney problems, also known as kidney disease, eating a healthy diet means having to make adjustments, perhaps not having a favorite meal or drink. But why should you stop eating certain foods if you have chronic kidney disease? We have the answer. Below is the list of foods you should stop buying from the market right now for the sake of your kidneys. Tips for keeping kidneys healthy: 9 golden rules you MUST follow to avoid kidney disease.

Foods High in Potassium

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Fruits and vegetables that are high in potassium should be avoided because potassium puts stress on your kidneys. Fruits like bananas, avocados, oranges, melons, prunes and tomatoes should be avoided.

Alcoholic beverages

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The kidney needs a lot of force to filter out toxins and its job becomes even more important if you consume alcohol as it dehydrates the body.

Dairy products

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Dairy products are high in protein. It may be important to limit the consumption of dairy products to avoid the accumulation of protein waste products in the blood, which ultimately increases the work of the kidneys.

Processed meats

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Processed meats and some fresh meats can contain phosphorus, salt and be high in protein. Therefore, red meats or cold cuts should be eaten in moderation on a renal diet.

Apart from these foods, one should drink 10 to 12 glasses of water a day, avoid muscle overwork, consume an adequate amount of fiber and limit salt intake.

(The above story first appeared on LatestLY on March 09, 2022 at 3:45 PM IST. For more news and updates on Politics, World, Sports, Entertainment and Lifestyle , log in to our website latestly.com).