World Kidney Day: Eat these 7 foods to keep kidneys healthy

Foods to keep kidney healthy

Kidney is one of the most important organs of the human body. But if we look at the present lifestyle standards, it is often left neglected and leads to the root cause of many health issues. This world kidney day, let’s pledge to take good care of your kidneys and start adding these food items that are naturally rich in nutrients and are considered good for the effective working of the human kidney. (Image: istock)

02/8​ Apple

Rich in pectin content, apple helps reduce the chances of kidney damage and is also helpful in protecting the kidney.

03/8​ Berries

They are rich in antioxidants and other nutrients. It is suggested to add 1/2 cup berries daily to your diet to keep the kidneys healthy.

04/8 Citrus Fruits

Fruits like orange and lemon are rich in vitamin C and if we go by the health experts, consuming vitamin C is highly effective in decreasing the rate of stone formation.

05/8​ Cabbage

Cabbage is low in sodium and is helpful in preventing kidney diseases. It is also rich in other compounds and vitamins that help boost the immune system.

06/ 8​Red Capsicum

They help break down waste in the blood and hence a perfect veggie for those suffering from kidney issues. It is suggested to consume capsicum either in baked or roasted form.

07/8 Cauliflower

Cauliflower is rich in indoles, glucosinolates and thiocyanates that bump off all the toxic waste in your body and keep the kidney healthy.

08/8​ Kale

This green leafy vegetable is a superfood which is high in vitamin and mineral content and keeps the kidney healthy and also increases its efficiency.