5 kidney-friendly meals  

A frequent misunderstanding is that everyone needs eight glasses of water daily.  

Daily water demands vary by person. The Mayo Clinic advises 15.5 cups of fluids for men and 11.5 for women.  

Dark fruits including blueberries, cranberries, acai, and blackberries contain antioxidants and vitamins that protect the kidneys.  

National Kidney Foundation: Pomegranates are kidney-friendly superfoods. They contain vitamins B6, C, and K and three times the antioxidants of green tea.  

Like Save And Share

According to the National renal Foundation, olive oil is a better butter substitute for renal health. Butter contains cholesterol and saturated fats, which can damage kidneys.  

Olive oil is phosphorus-free and anti-inflammatory. HealthTree Foundation for Kidney Disease says it may promote kidney health and prevent kidney disease.  

According to Texas Kidney Institute, red bell peppers are high in antioxidant Vitamin C and immune-boosting Vitamin A and low in potassium, making them kidney-friendly.  

For More Stories