*From Research to Kitchen Application*
Food, Fuel, Fitness, Healthy Living with Food Demineralization, (2nd Edition) was updated with a larger selection of foods, specially designed to fit a broader global audience of individuals who must, for the sake of their health, control the amounts of sodium, potassium, and phosphorus in their diets. Today, more than 20 million Americans and over 200 million worldwide, are afflicted with Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD), at least 40% of whom are diabetics. In many, CKD will progress to End Stage Renal Disease (ESRD) and the need for dialysis. More than 350,000 in the U.S. and one million globally have already been forced into an endless cycle of dialysis just to stay alive. Traditionally, those with failing kidneys are told to severely restrict the numbers and the amounts of foods containing substantial amounts of sodium, potassium and/or phosphorus in attempts to avert potentially life-threatening mineral imbalances. Such restrictions often lead to a chronic state of malnutrition, anemia, and weight loss. Food, Fuel, Fitness offers the reader a genuine opportunity to positively impact their nutritional profile and health, with user-friendly instructions and exciting recipe "starter" ideas.
*LARGE PRINT EDITION*
More Bio-Fuel Less Bio-Waste (1st Edition) was written to address the needs of the people who have some form of renal disease. For the hundreds of thousands who must undergo dialysis to stay alive, excessive serum creatinine the metabolic waste product of creatine, a natural component of meat, contributes to the vicious cycle of nausea, vomiting, anorexia and diminished quality of life experienced by both kidney patients, and those approaching renal failure. Through extensive research, Royal Knight, Incorporated has created a unique self-help guide to assist both the kidney dialysis patients and those approaching end stage renal failure, in break this negative cycle. The consumer friendly techniques for creatine removal, presented in large print (14-point font) are well detailed and easy to follow. Special attention was given to taste and quality of the final product.By applying the techniques outlined in this text, patients with renal insufficiency and impairment should, by working closely with members of their healthcare team, be able to regain the dietary flexibility they had lost.
Food - Fuel - Fitness -- Healthy Living with Food Demineralization, (3rd Edition) was written for those who must control their mineral intake of Potassium, Phosphorus, and/or Sodium. This third edition has been streamed lined and is bursting with delicious foods to tempt any appetite. The enhanced A Word About section addressed a few inconspicuous places minerals may be lurking, as well as the impact mineral reduction techniques, have on carbohydrates, fats, protein, and amino acid compositions of selected foods. And for those who may be concerned about the flavor enhancing sodium phosphate food additives now found in many types of meat and poultry in the U.S.A, as well as in other countries, the impact on the meat's mineral level is discussed in this chapter, as well as in the respective meat section. Particularly impressive is the sheer number of foods tested and reviewed. By following these carefully researched and effective techniques, healthful, flavorful meals can be enjoyed every day.
The first edition of Healthy Living with Demineralization (Food, Fuel, Fitness), was evaluated in a small cross-country study with ESRD patients. The study, funded in part through an American Dietetic Association, Renal Practice Group grant, looked at the acceptance and success of practicing at-home food mineral reduction. Study results showed that 92% of participants were able to achieve measurable mineral reduction through the use of these self-help instructions. offers as 'idea starters', inviting the reader to use their own imagination in exploring creative low-mineral recipes. With more than 20 million Americans and over 200 million worldwide, afflicted with Chronic Kidney Disease, at least 40% of who are also diabetics, it is important to provide nutritional options that fit these lifestyles. Traditionally, those with failing organs are told to severely restrict the numbers and the amounts of foods containing substantial amounts of certain minerals, or carbohydrates, in attempts to avert potentially severe metabolic imbalances. Such restrictions often lead to dietary confusion, a chronic state of malnutrition, anemia, and weight loss. Food, Fuel, Fitness -- offers the reader a genuine opportunity to positively impact their nutritional profile and health, with user-friendly instructions and exciting recipe "starter" ideas
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