i had the problem of kidney stones about 8 or 9 years ago, and i am new to paleo diet. i really like the diet and idea. but i am worried that too much protein may cause the paleo diet. what advice do you guys have for me?
Just having had kidney stones doesn't mean that excess protein would be harmful for you. If you have kidney disease, then there is some evidence that lowered protein may slow its progression, but even then, if you study the evidence carefully, it... (more)
For the past three weeks, I've been eating a pound each of beef liver, beef kidneys, and chicken hearts, plus lamb tallow and about a pound of kale every day. At the moment, with fall semester starting and a $1400 bill for my books, it's all I can... (more)
I heard an objection to a Paleo diet: High consumption of protein could cause kidney trouble. I looked at some articles on this on-line, but couldn't wade through all the info. I answered that its very difficult to prove causality from these... (more)
So: studying my blood test results (see another thread I started recently with another question based on the data! Dang you guys know a lot about me!), I found that my creatinine levels are at exactly the very max of the healthy range male, 1.2... (more)
Hi there, I'm looking to drop a few pounds and have been advised to try a paleo diet again. I say again because I tried it about a year ago and stopped when I got a nasty kidney infection and realised that it could be to do with the amount of... (more)
I have been recently diagnosed with Nephrotic syndrome (protein in urine + low blood protein levels + elevated lipids + edema of legs). I am currently in a hospital, but we haven't yet figured out the underlying cause: whether it is Minimal... (more)
Well GAPS diet is made for people with autoimmune problems and many autoimmune problems signify a problem with the gut right? If so I'd recommend soups, maybe buy a slowcooker/pressure cooker or something and try to heal your gut?
I was recently diagnosed with nephrotic syndrome (low blood protein levels + protein in urine + elevated lipid levels + edemas on face/legs). The underlying cause hasn't been clarified yet, but doctor suggested that I spend time in hospital to do... (more)
Hello, I'm 41, not overweight, non-smoker, social drinker. I'm just getting back into paleo and the gym after a bout of sedentary work and poor eating. Just received blood test results. These numbers stood out a bit: BUN: 21 Creatinine:... (more)
So, for the way i like to eat Paleo has bee the perfect way of eating. Although, i have since had some brownish urine and now have kidney stones (i think). i am sitting here writtinng this with lower back pain. Since i have been eating Paleo it... (more)
Go to the doctor. Seriously. There is a whole host of things that can cause that; infection, cancer, kidney failure. No one else's experience will help with that.
I study nutrition and have learnt that protein works with nitrogen in the body, therefore too much protein may lead to too much nitrogen. This can result in liver problems followed by kidney problems. I am wondering what is the debate against what... (more)
Hi everyone, Summary - been going paleo since Nov 2011, getting stricter all the time. Had a blood test for immigration purposes shocked to find I had autoimmunes diabetes (Type 1.5) and protein in my urine which means damaged kidneys. I started... (more)
In reading current research and nutritional guidelines, I thoroughly disagree with the lame list of recommended foods to eat on a modified diet for kidney disease. I am curious if anyone in the Paleo environment could provide and offer a list or... (more)
I took milk thistle and haven't noticed much, dandelion root appears to be working wonders though. Know of a good cranberry supplement? No I do not want to eat cranberries every day.
I was cutting up chicken livers today and noticed a kidney looking organ inside the package. Meanwhile I was cooking the chopped livers and didn't notice that there was chopped kidneys already in the pan now. The food smells like piss but I ate it... (more)
I haven't been eating as well as I should over the past couple of months. Too much starch, not enough veggies, and too many sweets. This past week my energy levels have been low, my back has been hurting and I've been retaining water like a... (more)
As any-one who's tried to cook them will know, kidneys smell pretty awful. In deference to the preferences of my fiance, I've tried to reduce the urine smell by soaking them (as lots of recipes recommend) and then discarding the liquid before... (more)
I scored 2 pastured lamb kidneys for $0.88 from the butcher on my way home from work tonight! (I'm addicted to popping in to see what's there... I buy bones at least 3 times a week for stock :) So friends, what do I do with these babies? Please... (more)
When I was little my father used to make lamb kidney for breakfast on the weekends. He'd fry onions and add the chopped kidneys with lots of ground coriander, black pepper, and some cumin. Sometimes he would add mushrooms.
I got my yearly physical done a week ago. My doctor told me that I am showing some protein in my urine (albuminurea). This worries me, and I want to know how to correct it. Background - I've been gluten free for about 4 years, paleo for about 2.... (more)
I ve been eating liver once a week for a month or two now: I??m getting more and more used to the taste but it still makes me almost vomit. Why is this do you think?
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When my mother has to go to the toilet, she panics. She can't hold it, she has to go immediately or she, well ... she pees. It's not a disaster, but she often has to change plans to make sure she doesn't have to go to the toilet in the wild. I... (more)
My father had a kidney transplant in 1999 after over twenty years of dialysis. In 2007 he had a quadruple bypass due to gradual blockage caused by necessary medication for the kidney. I've talked to my parents extensively about eating paleo and... (more)