Food is something that coming from our nature and it is actually healthy and nutritious. Something that you have to know about the food in our modern world is it might coming from the factory, canned, contain preservatives and other chemicals that harmful to your body especially your kidney. Today is the World Kidney Day (every 10th of March) so let’s have a thought for our kidney’s health.
Kidneys are the organ in your body that filtering about 200 quarts of blood for you every day. It is very important to know what are the foods that damaging your kidney from functioning properly. Unfortunate to say, organic food is not what everyone can have all the times nowadays. At least remind yourself to avoid or reduce the intake of these top 5 foods to keep your kidney healthy.
1. Genetically modified foods
Do you know that food such as corn, soy, sugar cane, apple, tomato, canola and sugar beets are the type of food that have been genetically modified? The seed from certain food is genetically engineered because of multiple reasons. It can reduce the pest infestation, it can improve the crop yields or the plant can survive herbicides. The researchers found out that genetically modified food causing the liver and kidney toxicity. The long-term health effects to human body are still not been able to measure yet so the best choice is to avoid genetically modified food (GM). Monsanto is the biggest company that producing GM food. So choose for organically grown food and refuse to buy processed or pre-packaged foods that also the common source of GM food.