Kidney Disease

Information for those with chronic kidney disease in stages 1-5. Learn about nutrition like phosphorus, potassium, sodium and more.

Ashwagandha for Kidney Patients: A Dietitian’s Perspective

If you have ever strolled down the aisle of a health foods store or talked with a family member or friend about herbal supplements, Ashwagandha has likely come up. While it is a relatively common supplement, many ask the question: What about Ashwagandha for kidney patients? Pronounced “aash-wuh-gaan-duh,” this herb has an array of health …

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Kidney Friendly Soups: What to Include and Avoid + A Free Recipe!

Cooler weather is approaching and nothing screams fall and winter like a hearty, delicious soup. What is better than simply tossing your ingredients in a slow cooker in the morning and having a scrumptious meal waiting for you at the end of the day? However, so many people with kidney disease feel like they can’t enjoy …

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Iron Water: Who Can Benefit, Who Should Skip It & How to Make It

Drinking water is typically well-filtered to eliminate many naturally occurring minerals. However, some water can be enhanced with minerals to provide a boost in our diet. One that is less common but potentially helpful is iron water. Infusing iron into drinking water can provide benefits for those that are iron deficient or at risk of …

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