Your kidneys are responsible for filtering your blood and removing toxins from the food you eat. The two main causes of Chronic Kidney Disease are hypertension and diabetes. You have a lot of control over those two things. Not surprisingly, the way to take care of your kidneys is the same as for the rest of your body. Dr. Joe explains some of the things you should and should not be taking in order to promote good kidney health. 0:00 Kidney Health 3:43 Meat 8:14 Alcohol 10:59 Salt 15:36 Caffeine 17:36 Artificial Sweetener 19:25 Dairy 22:17 Carbonated Beverages 25:43 Smoking 27:22 Genetically Modified Foods 33:40 Dehydration 37:24 Pain Medication 40:40 Fish 40:51 Sugar 46:09 Contrast Dye 46:23 Infections The information presented on this program is not intended to take the place of your personal physician’s advice, and it is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. Discuss this information with your own physician or healthcare provided to determine what is right for you.