The Vegetarian Diet for Kidney Disease: Preserving Kidney Function with Plant-Based Eating

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Basic Health Publications, Inc., 2009 - 151 pages
Packed with clearly states up to date information on the most effective methods for managing kidney disease. This valuable book has a great deal of specific information to assist readers in implementing or continuing a plant based diet that can improve the health of their kidneys. Contains detailed meal plans and recipes.
 

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Contents

The Benefits of Vegetarianism
5
The Stages of Kidney Disease
9
Common Problems Associated with Chronic Kidney Disease
13
Kidney Disease and Other Diseases
23
The KidneyDiet Link
33
Making Your Diet Plan
47
Vitamins Minerals Herbs and Other Natural Supplements
61
Meal Plans
69
Blood Values Monitored in Kidney Disease
123
Composition of Nuts and Beans
127
Sheet for Tracking Your Progress
129
Product Information
131
Resources
133
References
139
Index
143
About the Author
151

Recipes
79
Glossary
119

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About the author (2009)

Author is a registered dietitian and board-certified renal nutrition specialist. As a clinical dietitican for thirty years, she has extensive experience in teaching and implementing plant-based nutritional programs for those with chronic disease.

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