Kidney Disease

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

How to Enjoy a Kidney-Friendly Thanksgiving

As the holidays approach, you may be wondering if a kidney-friendly Thanksgiving exists. With the large portions, high potassium sides, and shocking sodium loads, it can be challenging. But, if you take the time to learn and plan ahead, you can enjoy a kidney-friendly Thanksgiving without sacrifice. You may even feel better afterward because of …

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Potassium and Potatoes

Potassium and Potatoes: How to Lower Potassium Content by Half!

Potatoes are high in potassium, but they can be modified so that you limit the potassium you need to stay healthy. This article will discuss how to make low potassium potatoes for those following a low potassium renal diet. Potassium in the Renal Diet The low potassium renal diet, also known as the low K …

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Alcohol and Kidneys: What it Means for Your Renal Diet

To drink or not to drink? A common question among those with kidney issues. Research shows the combination of alcohol and kidneys could be harmful in excess. This article discusses the effects of drinking on kidney function in both the short and long term. It also discusses the question is alcohol bad for your kidneys …

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