When you are diagnosed with chronic kidney disease, you have to start worrying more about your protein intake. You don’t want to make your kidneys work any more than they already do to remove wastes from the body. You may have been wondering if meatless meals are beneficial to your renal diet. Maybe you are […]
For health reasons, many people turn to sweet potatoes as a yummy alternative to regular white potatoes. However, if you have chronic kidney disease, sweet potatoes may not be the best part of your renal diet. Below, we will look in to the nutrition and benefits of sweet potatoes, as well as how to eat them […]
Low Cholesterol, Diabetic, And Pre-Dialysis Diet If you’ve been recommended a pre-dialysis diet that is also low cholesterol and diabetic, it’s easy to get overwhelmed, throw your hands into the air and say, “How do I do that? I’m not a dietitian!” You can learn the guidelines here on how to get started. Pre-Dialysis Diet: […]
What Does Potassium Do In Your Kidney Diet? Daily Intake Vs. Meal Intake What Are The Best Low Potassium Foods To Eat?
What Is Important For Stage 3 Kidney Problems? As always, you will quickly tire of foods that don’t taste good or are completely different than what you normally eat. You need to find a way to continue to eat similar foods but not increase problems with your kidneys. Listening to your doctor’s advice is the […]
Renal Diets Need Low Potassium Foods Potassium is an important mineral, and especially significant when you’re counting your milligrams for a renal diet. Potassium can affect your kidneys, and as you progress in kidney disease, many are people required to follow a low potassium diet. A lot of people find this very difficult. They find […]
Canned vs. Fresh Cranberries In A Renal Diet A renal diet is usually restricted from several different nutrients, specifically protein, sodium and potassium. It depends which stage of kidney disease you have, but when you are thinking of how to manage a renal diet, cranberries can be considered a low potassium food. Just as you […]