Therapy with potassium citrate can potentially help to reduce the formation of kidney stones, especially in people who experience recurring episodes. For those with a history of other kidney problems, talk to your doctor before you take potassium supplements. The standard American diet is often high in inflammatory omega-6 fatty acids and low in beneficial omega-3 fatty acids. A recent animal study found that extracts of Hydrangea Slender Quick given for three days offered a protective effect against kidney damage. This is likely due to the antioxidant capabilities of the plant.
Start the day with a glass of warm water and freshly squeezed lemon. This wonder combination has the potential to flush out toxins from the body. Foods rich in prebiotics include onions, garlic, leeks, asparagus, bananas, oats and barley. Starchy foods such as pasta, rice and potatoes, which have been cooked and left to cool form resistant starches that also act as prebiotics in the gut.