Chronic Kidney Disease

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Is Ginger Good For Kidneys?

Is this unassuming kitchen spice the key to kidney health? Or, should ginger at least be part of a kidney friendly diet? Read on to learn more about ginger, it’s health benefits, risks and if ginger is good for kidneys! *Please note that this post contains clearly identified affiliate links.  As an Amazon affiliate, I …

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Top 10 Tips to Keep Your Kidneys Healthy

Kidney health is important for everyone! But, some people have extra motivation to keep their kidneys healthy. Maybe you’ve donated a kidney and want to make sure your single kidney stays healthy. Maybe you have a family history of kidney disease and want to do everything you can to prevent it from happening to you. …

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The Best Low Phosphorus Meats for Kidney Disease

Looking for some healthy low phosphorus meats for kidney health? Look no further! Read on to understand why phosphorus in meat is important, as well as my low phosphorus meat recommendations. Meat, Protein & Kidney Disease First, it is important to know a little bit about meat, protein and kidney disease. This will help you …

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Best Low Potassium Dessert Ideas

This article was written by dietetic student Maria Vargas Guzman & reviewed by Melanie Betz MS, RD, CSR, CSG. You may be feeling overwhelmed and frustrated by finding a healthy diet for kidney disease – especially low potassium desserts! What’s life without chocolate milk and banana pudding? It is important to know you can still enjoy these …

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Potassium in Pizza: What You Need To Know

This article was written by dietetic student Maria Vargas Guzman & reviewed by Melanie Betz MS, RD, CSR, CSG. There is obviously a reason everyone loves pizza. Honestly, why wouldn’t we? Pizza is the perfect combination: crispy crust and melty cheese. It’s also convenient, cheap, and is a great way to make vegetables tasty! However, if you …

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Renal Diet Snacks You Wished You Knew Earlier

This article was written by dietetic student Yuning Liu & reviewed by Melanie Betz MS, RD, CSR, CSG. While some people eat 3 meals a day, others may spread out their food and eat smaller meals and some snacks. After all, it is up to you to decide when and what to eat.  However, food choices and …

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Rock Salt vs Sea Salt: Which Salt is Best For You?

There are many different types of salt available these days. Which is better: rock salt vs sea salt? Read on to understand the differences between salts and if one type of salt better than another. What Is Rock Salt? Rock salt (also known as halite) is primarily sodium chloride. Rock salt is mined from salt …

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Top 10 Low Potassium Cereals

Cereal can be a very healthy part of a kidney friendly diet! But, depending on your lab values, some cereals may be better for your kidneys. Learn more about the best low potassium cereal for your kidneys. *Please note that this post contains clearly identified affiliate links.  If you click on these links and choose …

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