Vitamins for Kidneys: Vitamin D and the Fat-Soluble Vitamins

Standing in the supplement aisle of a store can be intimidating to anyone. There’s no sign that points you to the “vitamins for kidneys” section, so how do you know which ones are right for you? There are varying dosages, different names for the same vitamins, store brands vs name brands, and the list goes …

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Tips on How to Prevent Kidney Stones Naturally from a Renal Dietitian

One in 11 people in the United States is affected by kidney stones. And the scary thing about kidney stones is that 50% of people who get a single kidney stone in their life will likely get another. You can, however, learn how to prevent kidney stones naturally. Let’s dive into more about kidney stones …

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Fluid Restriction in CKD: When it’s critical and how much is too much

In many situations, there is a need for fluid restriction in CKD (chronic kidney disease). Whether it’s ckd stage 3, dialysis patients, or anywhere before or in between, a fluid restriction may become critical when caring for kidney health.  But how much fluid does that mean? What happens if you drink too much? Is there …

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Milk for Kidney Disease: What You Need to Know

The milk shelves are getting stocked with more options! Almond milk, cashew milk, soy milk, oat milk, and, oh yeah, cow’s milk. Wondering which milk you should include in your diet? Here are a few options to look at and what you need to pay attention to if you have kidney disease.

Fast Foods that are Okay for Kidney Disease

Having CKD means having a full schedule, and that often means being out of the house for the whole day. So what if you can’t avoid stopping for a quick bite? Instead of choosing something that may harm you, pick one of these options to help you keep feeling your best.