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April 2024

Renal Dietitian shares 5 tips to lower potassium levels through diet modifications

Potassium is a mineral present in our blood. It works in coordination with sodium in your body. Sodium and potassium, also known as electrolytes hold a considerable importance when it comes to kidney disease. Kidneys are the ones responsible for maintaining electrolyte balance. Weak kidneys are unable to do this job efficiently and hence, sometimes …

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Which is the best salt for renal patients: sea salt/ table salt/ himalayan salt/ kosher salt/ low sodium salt?

When you go to a super market or you order groceries online, you get multiple options for salt. At times, the choice gets tricky especially when someone in your family is suffering from ailments. This blog will help you get familiar with different types of salts. It will help you make accurate choices and thereby …

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Diabetic diet: 5 common myths busted by an expert dietitian

One of my neighbour’s dad was recently detected with HbA1c 9% and post lunch blood sugar 352 mg/dl. Being a foodie, the thought of giving up his favourite desserts and going on a strict diabetic diet haunted him so he thought of making some simple changes in his lifestyle. He started walking daily coupled with …

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Alkaline Water for Kidney Health: Is it Really Beneficial?

In today‚Äôs exceedingly progressive era of social media, there is always one or other buzz relating to health and fitness. Whether it is the use of vegetables juice for detox or use of coriander juice/ barley water to cure kidney ailments or the use of alkaline water for kidney health! We come across several patients …

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Ramdan

10 tips by a diabetes dietitian to control your blood sugar during Ramadan

Why do you need a diabetes dietitian especially during Ramadan? Ramadan is the holy month for Muslims in which fasting is observed by almost all adults. Most Muslims, except those with illnesses; are mandated to observe fasting from dawn to dusk. Fasting during this holy month is considered as one of the pillars of Islam, …

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