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.

Low Phosphorus Foods

Low Phosphorus Foods

When you have kidney disease you need to be careful with your phosphorus intake. This is because eating foods containing this mineral can lead to high phosphorus levels. Read on to learn about the importance of this nutrient and how a kidney diet containing low phosphorus foods can prevent further damage to the kidneys. What …

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Iron-Rich Foods for CKD Patients

Did you know one of the first signs of kidney disease is anemia? The kidneys play a huge role in creating red blood cells for our body. Learn what you need to look for and what you can do to prevent anemia with these diet and cooking tips and tricks!

Good Drinks for Kidneys (and some to avoid!)

It doesn’t just matter how much you drink for kidney health but what you’re drinking that makes drinks good for kidneys. Beverages can be great to keep you hydrated and allow the kidneys to filter out toxins and wastes. There are certain drinks that have good-for-you qualities related to your kidneys. Learn here what makes …

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