Today is World Kidney Day, and what better way to treat this special organ than with a few tasty recipes? Not only will you enjoy it, but your body will thank you for it.
It’s estimated that 10% of the planet’s population has some form of kidney disease, but the most shocking figure has to do with kidney disease prevention.
Around 70-80% of kidney failure can easily be prevented by being aware of the symptoms and maintaining a healthy lifestyle. In South Africa, around 60% of chronic kidney disease stems from Hypertension, while an additional 20% is down to Type 2 Diabetes.
These recipes contain ingredients (watermelon, blueberries/cranberries, apples, cherries and bananas) that are well suited to the task of keeping kidneys clean and healthy.
Here are five kidney pleasing recipes you can try tonight, or any other night for that matter: