When you have kidney disease it’s important to be careful with phosphorus in the diet. This is because eating foods containing this mineral can lead to high phosphorus levels. As a registered dietitian with experience in both the CKD and dialysis worlds, I know phosphorus all too well after teaching it to thousands of kidney […]
Most kidney patients are told to “eat less salt” or “just stick to a low salt diet.” But what does that actually mean? In this article, we will break down exactly what sodium and salt are, how they impact kidney health, and what it means to follow a low sodium diet for kidney disease. What
Two of the biggest health issues people in the United States have are blood pressure and cardiovascular disease. And the one best thing to manage in your diet with these conditions includes sodium. But when so many foods are sneakily packing in sodium, it can be tough to follow a low-sodium diet. We did the
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!
If you’re a kidney patient, there’s a good chance you’ve been making some diet changes. The renal diet can be quite stressful, and oftentimes seems downright bland and boring. However, it doesn’t have to be that way. Condiments are a great way to add flavor to a meal. Plus, they can be so versatile and