Kidney Disease

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

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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Best Bread for Kidney Disease: Understanding Your Options

Searching for the best bread for kidney disease? Look no further! Here we will go through how to choose a kidney-friendly bread as well as our top brand recommendations for kidneys. Whether made from wheat, maize, quinoa, lentils, or any other type of grain, bread is significant in many cultures across the globe. However, the question …

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Potassium in Pasta: Your Best and Worst Options for Kidneys

Pasta is a common household staple across the globe. And nowadays it seems like there is an entire grocery store aisle dedicated to all of the different types of pasta available. But is pasta ok for kidney disease? What about the potassium in pasta? Which pasta is best for kidneys? We’ll answer all of that and more …

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Is Watermelon Good for Kidney Patients? The Pros and Cons

When you think of summertime, what images come to mind? Sitting by the pool, enjoying a cookout with family and friends, cooling off in the shade? Chances are, a slice of watermelon is included somewhere in that image. But what about watermelon for kidney patients? Can watermelon be safely included in your kidney-friendly diet?  Chances are, …

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