Eating out can be challenging when you’re following a low sodium diet. Subway offers many low sodium, fresh options but you will need to choose the right low sodium items when building your sandwich. Subway provides endless options to load on the veggies, so this makes it a perfect choice for a low sodium fast […]
There’s nothing better than an ice cold sweet dessert like ice cream on a warm summer day. But if you have kidney disease, you may have been told to avoid this frozen treat due to the potassium in ice cream. Is there too much potassium in ice cream and you need to stay away from
Herbal supplements for kidney disease is a fast growing business. You may be wondering if there are any herbal supplements that can improve your kidney health. In this article we will discuss what the difference is between herbal supplements and vitamins, what supplements to avoid when you have kidney disease, and what works. Herbal Supplements
It’s summertime here in the US. Lots of bbqs, picnics, pools and outside activities. One of the most loved fruits during summertime is watermelon. It’s cool, juicy, sweet and refreshing. But when you have kidney disease you may be wondering if watermelon is good for kidneys. Some people with kidney disease are told to avoid
The low phosphorus diet has changed a lot since I first started working as a Renal dietitian more than 10 years ago. And it’s so much better now! The renal diet can be a restrictive diet because there are so many factors that are at play- protein, fluids, sodium, potassium, phosphorus. You’re certainly juggling a
Here are some of the best renal diet breakfast ideas for your kidney health. Breakfast can help you get a healthful start to your day and set you up to meet your nutrition goals. If you have other health conditions like diabetes or high blood pressure, a healthy breakfast can help keep your blood sugar
Finding a low sodium salsa can be a bit challenging. Many jarred salsas can have more than 200 mg of sodium per 2 tablespoons. Add in salty chips and you have a high sodium snack on your hands. But you don’t have to give up your favorite snack because you’re following a low sodium diet.
Do you know if you’re getting enough vitamins and minerals you need for your kidney health? There are 13 essential vitamins and minerals you need to get from your diet. If you have kidney disease, often it is difficult to get these vitamins. Here’s what you need to know. What are Vitamins? Vitamins and minerals
This Renal Diet Grocery List makes it easier for people with kidney disease to know what to buy at the grocery store. It’s important to note that people have different nutritional needs even if they have chronic kidney disease. Working with a Renal Dietitian can help you personalize your diet to fit your individual needs.
Finding a low sodium spaghetti sauce can be challenging. One way to control how much sodium we consume is to make low sodium versions at home. Some jarred spaghetti sauces can have quite a lot of sodium. More than 300mg per ½ cup serving. This recipe has almost half of that! Being able to enjoy