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Five Minute Monday – How Do Your Kidneys Work?

Kidney’s have a rather simple function – the two kidneys filter out waste from the blood stream and balance the fluid levels of your body. All of the blood in your body (8 litres of it) passes through your kidneys 20-25 times per day (about once per hour it seems). So they have important jobs in keeping junk out of your system.

Fascinating to see the details of how they work.

 

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