Potassium in Nuts: How You Can Eat Nuts on a Renal Diet

In many cases, nuts are one of the first things to be eliminated from a renal diet? Why? Because many nuts are high in potassium. What many don’t realize is that there are low potassium nuts that can be included. And in many cases, it’s really about the portion size! We’ll explain in this article …

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Renal Dietitian Nutritionist: What We Do, Who We Serve & How to Find One

You may have heard of a registered dietitian or a registered dietitian nutritionist. But have you ever heard of a renal dietitian nutritionist? Renal dietitian nutritionists are a sub-specialty in the nutrition realm.  Many dietitians can cover an immense range of health conditions. Renal dietitian nutritionists, however, focus on the renal diet for chronic kidney …

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Exercise for Kidneys: Getting started for healthy kidneys

Exercise for Kidneys: Getting Started for Healthy Kidneys

Did you know that it is September 21-25th is Falls Prevention Awareness Week? Falls are not a normal part of aging. As we get older, we have a higher risk of falling and having more health-related complications. Exercise has been shown to help prevent falls in older adults. So today I’m talking about the kidney-exercise connection and what you need to know when it comes to exercising with chronic kidney disease.