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How To Eat These 3 Chinese Fruits To Combat Chronic Disease

How To Eat These 3 Chinese Fruits To Combat Chronic Disease

We know that eating an apple a day is not a determinant factor of good health, despite the popular saying. However, fruit may not be a bad place to start. Generally speaking, fruit is a good source of fiber and antioxidants, and Chinese fruits are no exception. Certain varieties have been heavily studied for their […]

Asian Kidney Friendly Vegetables: Part 2

Asian Kidney Friendly Vegetables: Part 2

Welcome back to part two of the Asian Kidney Friendly Vegetables series! There are eight more Asian kidney friendly vegetables to review. Here we will go over how they taste, how to use it, and their nutrition.  Find the first Top 10 Asian Kidney Friendly Vegetables in part one. 1. Carrots 紅蘿蔔 While carrots are […]

Healthy Filipino Food: Making Filipino Cuisine Kidney-Friendly and Heart-Healthy

Healthy Filipino Food: Making Filipino Cuisine Kidney-Friendly and Heart-Healthy Dinner table with Asian inspired dishes.

My name is Desiree Ann Hosena, an intern with Be Well Solutions Dietetic Internship Program. It has been a great privilege to be able to intern with Edith Yang, and I am very excited to take over the blog today! My favorite memories from when I was young were coming home from a long day […]

Chinese Food and Diabetes

Chinese Food and Diabetes

Concern about Chinese food and diabetes has grown as the rates of diabetes amongst Chinese Americans and Asian Americans grows. 1 in 9 Asian Americans have diabetes, with Indians, Filipinos, and Chinese having the highest rates. Does this mean that Chinese food and diabetes don’t mix well? Definitely not!  A diabetes diagnosis doesn’t mean that […]

Biggest Nutritional Challenges for AAPI

Biggest Nutritional Challenges for AAPI

In honor of Asian American & Pacific Islanders (AAPI) Heritage Month, we are taking an in-depth look at the biggest nutritional challenges for AAPI. This includes looking at chronic disease risk, prevalency, and specific nutritional advice for improved outcomes in the AAPI population. What countries are included in Asian American & Pacific Islander Heritage month? […]

Are Peanuts Bad for Kidneys?

Are Peanuts Bad for Kidneys? peanut sauce topped with crushed peanuts on a blue background

When living with Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD), it can sometimes feel like the list of foods you’re told to avoid is never-ending. Peanuts and peanut butter are often no exception to this list, which prompts the question: are peanuts bad for kidneys? Peanuts Nutrition Generally speaking, peanuts and peanut butter are a great source of […]

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