“Earth Laughs in Flowers.”
….Ralph Waldo Emerson
Protecting & Supporting Your Kidney Energies with Diet
Kidneys are one of the most important organs of your body. Your kidneys are responsible for tthe elimination of metabolic wastes which are produced by the day to day processes that occur inside of your body. If these wastes are not eliminated, ill-health & imbalance can occur. Your kidneys also regulate your blood pressure;, stimulate the red cells which are responsible for transporting oxygen and minerals to different tissues & systems of the bod;y; secrete stimulatory hormones that promote hormonal balance throughout the body & produce calcitriol, which is an active form of Vitamin D.
Balance is a foundational principal of wellness. The kidney’s promote the manifestion of balance in the physical body. Yes, the kidneys primary function is filtration, but, they also keep the body in fluid and chemical balance. Your kidneys also play a vital role in the ph (acid-alkaline) balance of the body.
On an energetic level, the Kidney System helps to bring Universal Chi into your body. Lack of vitality, Fatigue & Stress are an epidemic in our Modern World. Supporting & healing your Kidney Energies ,will help you to thrive, be healthy & fully enjoy living your life.
Foods to add in order to support Kidney Energies
( I am assuming all of the below are ORGANIC )
Ample amouns of High Quality Water
Red Bell Peppers, Cabbage, Cauliflower, Asparagus, Button Mushrooms, Beets
Greens; Dandelion, Kale, Chard, Italian Parsley
Garlic, Onions, Radish, Scallion
Sweet Potato, Squash,
Apples, Cranberries, Blueberries, Raspberries, Cherries, Strawberries, Red Grapes, Melons,
Nutrient Dense Proteins: Eggs (especially the whites), Fish (make sure that you are getting a type of fish that is not filled with heavy metals), Pasture Raised Beef, Anchovies, Lamb
Healthy Fats: Extra Virgin Olive Oil, Extra Virgin Raw Coconut Oil, Raw Butter (Pastured), Olives
Clove, Fennel, Basil, Ginger, Peppermint
High quality, naturally fermented Foods
When you use salt, use a high quality sea salt
Food to eat rarely, or avoid, that do not support Kidney Energies
Excess Protein, Factory Farmed meat, Fish high in heavy metals
Pasturized Dairy, Processed Chocolate
Unhealthy Fats: Margarine, Canola Oil, Generic “ALL” Polyunsatured Vegetable Oils (Corn Oil, Soy Oil, Safflower Oil, Sunflower Oil, Cottonseed Oil, Grapeseed Oil)
Processed Nut Butters, Baked Goods or any other processed food with TransFat from (partially Hydrogenated Vegetable Oil) – even if the label says no Trans Fats, it could very well contain them.
Processed Sugars, White Flours, GMO’s, Processed Foods in general, Soft Drinks, Artifical Sweeteners,
Processed & Fast Foods
Excessive Alcohol & Drug Consumption, Smoking
Supplements that support Kidney Energies
Chemically Acitive Macro & Trace Minerals
Apple Cider Vinegar
Blue Green Algae
If are challenged with any type of kidney health challenge, I suggest that you check with your health care provider before making any dietary changes, or adding any type of new supplementation to your diet.
Written by Pamela S. Robinson
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