Kidneys and bone health

When patients have chronic kidney disease, this affects the mineral balance within the body, affecting minerals, such as calcium, phosphorus and also vitamin D. Damaged kidneys cannot either eliminate an excess of these minerals, or they cannot help keep steady levels in the body.

The truth about cholesterol

To control your cholesterol levels, limit or avoid foods that are high in saturated and trans fats like fatty cuts of meat, processed meats, chips, butter, cakes, cookies, full-fat dairy products and fried food like fast food, French fries and donuts.