nutrition

Renal Diet Foods List

Renal Diet Cheat Sheet: Foods High in Potassium and Phosphates to Avoid and Substitute (when You’re on Dialysis)

Both potassium and phosphate are minerals found in most of the foods we eat. In the right amount, these minerals keep your nerves and muscles functioning well, and your bones healthy. However, too much of these minerals will wreak havoc in your body. When your kidneys are fine and dandy, they help keep these minerals in check. …

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diuretic tea good for kidneys

Kidney Friendly Recipe: Diuretic Bamboo Leaves and Winter Melon Tea

Serves 3 to 4 people Ingredients  20g bamboo leaves (washed) 400g winter melon, skin removed, cut into small chunks (tip: you may include the seeds of the winter melon for diuretic effect) 3 thin slices of ginger 1500ml of clean, filtered water Method Fill a pot with the clean filtered water and bring to a boil. …

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Kidney Friendly Recipe: Black Bean Fried Rice with Stuffed Ladies Fingers

Serves 1 person Time 30 mins Ingredients A 1 tbsp black beans 1/4 cup brown rice, raw 30g red bell pepper, shredded 2 pieces ladies fingers Cranberries / raspberries (for garnish) Olive oil Ingredients B 20g black fungus, shredded 20g parsley and carrots 1 piece taupok 20g soft tofu 5g lotus root powder 5g corn starch Method Cook the …

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Top 8 Super Fruits You Can Get from the Pasar Malam

8 Pasar Malam Super Fruits to Buy

A lot of people believe that healthy food tastes icky. These super fruits beg to differ. Delicious and juicy, these eight fruits are also hydrating and energy-producing, making them great afternoon snacks for the perpetually-hungry. Without further ado, we present to you the 8 easy-to-obtain super fruits from your neighbourhood pasar malam auntie (or uncle): …

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Recipe: Stir-Fried Chicken Fillet with Shiitake Mushrooms

Cost Approximately RM5 Serves 2 people Ingredients  200g chicken fillet (or breast) 10 pieces fresh shiitake mushrooms (cut into half) 8 thin slices ginger 2 cloves garlic (minced) 2 shallots (minced) Healthy cooking oil of your choice (olive oil is a healthier option) For chicken marinade Salt and pepper (to taste) Tiny bit of sugar Dash of …

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5 Steps to Not Say Goodbye to Your Maggi Mee, Indomie, MaMee etc

We love instant noodles. They are super easy to prepare, come in so many different flavours, and tweakable to everyone’s tastes. Plus, they’re just so satisfying to munch on. What’s not to love? Many things, the doctors say. There are many negatives to consuming too much instant noodles. Along with its lack of nutrients, a …

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10 Vegetarian Superfoods for a Better Life (including kangkung)

While most plants are generally healthy, some deserve honorable mentions. There are yummy fruits, veggies, and nuts out there which are superstars thanks to their great health-promoting properties – and we’ve listed 10 of the best ones to include in your diet: 1. Orange-coloured fruits and veggies for good vision and dewy skin Orange-coloured vegetables …

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bone health, osteoporosis

Your Bone Density Peaks at age 30. Here’s 6 Superfoods to Prevent Osteoporosis

While we often associate bone problems with old people, we forget that we’ll get there one day too. Your skeleton is (surprise, surprise), the support system as well as the armour for your entire body. When that breaks down in the form of bone-thinning diseases like osteoporosis, or severe back pains, or even kyphosis (a …

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