Our kidney is the organ that is working hard in our body. It filters blood everyday and removes toxins and excess fluid every time. It is responsible for maintaining homeostasis in our body by regulating the calcium for building strong bones, regulate our blood pressure in making red blood cells, balances out electrolyte levels in our body to regulate the amount of fluids and regulate hormones in our bloodstream.
An unhealthy kidney loses its ability to filter out waste efficiently and once this happens, toxins will buildup in the blood. This would lead to the risk of renal disease or renal failure.
It therefore advisable to start cleansing your kidney when you experience symptoms indicated above.
Eat food free of toxins. It would be best to eliminate all toxins, chemicals, processed food, caffeine, fried foods fats from your diet. It is best to start looking at labels to be aware of what you eat. Use organic food whenever possible and wash your vegetable and fruits thoroughly to remove chemical sprays used.
Stop smoking and drinking a week before and after you start cleansing your kidney.
Fruits, vegetable and herbs should be added to your diet and minimizing animal proteins to easily help in detoxifying your kidneys.
Grapes, blueberries and cranberries are recommended for kidney detoxification. These fruits help in flushing out uric acid from the body, are high in antioxidants, can boost immunity and also eliminate urinary tract infection.
Eliminate environmental toxins. Eliminate chemicals commonly found in household products like detergents and cleaning products and even soap, shampoos and air fresheners. Try replacing them with safer alternatives like natural or DIY products.
Keep well hydrated. Drink about eight cups of water a day and taking it in smaller amount frequently to prevent overloading the kidneys and blood.
Herbal kidney cleanse. Since our environment is not entirely toxin free and it is impossible to avoid the chemical around us, cleansing your kidneys periodically is recommended to maintain good health.