Jen Hernandez RDN, CSR, LDN

Protein Supplements for Dialysis Patients

Protein Supplements for Dialysis Patients

Chances are you’ve been encouraged to eat more protein if you’re on dialysis. But in many cases, dialysis patients just can’t seem to eat enough protein. That’s when protein supplements come in. Protein supplements are often recommended for dialysis patients to fill that gap between how much protein you eat and how much protein you …

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Is Cheese High in Potassium? Protein, Phosphorus, and more!

When you have kidney disease, dairy and cheese can seem pretty iffy. Isn’t cheese high in potassium? Is there such thing as low potassium cheese?  What about phosphorus in cheese? And what about the protein? Is there protein in string cheese?  We will be covering all of that and more in this article! Cheese and …

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Renal Diet Snacks: Ideas and Guidelines from a Renal Dietitian

When it comes to renal diet snacks, it’s important to pay attention to the nutrients like phosphorus and potassium. So whether you need low potassium snacks or low phosphorus snacks, I’m here to help! Renal Diet Snacks: The Guidelines The intention of a snack is to help satisfy our hunger until we are able to …

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