Today we are going to talk about a very important organ in our body which is the kidney and the reasons why we have two of them because they are responsible for a lot of things that happen in our body.
So first, let’s talk about what kidneys are. Kidneys are basically bean-shaped organs located in your stomach area, and they are responsible for waste disposal and what it does is, it regulates a lot of things in your body it actually sorts out recycled and unrecycled waste, and produces urine.
Your kidneys also cleanse your blood 24 hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days a year. Your kidneys process approximately around 200 liters of blood per day and when it produces urine that goes to your bladder, and you will actually excrete up to 1-2L of urine each day which is including a lot of the waste, the toxins and all the unwanted things that your body does not need. It actually helps to regulate the blood pressure in your body. Your kidney will also regulate the water balance in your body, so any excess water is to be made in urine.
Your kidney also manages the production of vitamin D, which is important for your muscles, bones, and your general overall health, so basically your kidney is a very important organ to keep you healthy, young and youthful.
There are certain foods that you should eat, that not only help to keep your kidneys healthy but also boost the functions of your kidney.