Chronic Kidney Disease

Various salts on wooden spoons with title: The Best Salt Substitute for Kidney Patients

The Best Salt Substitute for Kidney Patients

*Please note that this post contains clearly identified affiliate links.  If you click on these links and choose to make a purchase, I may receive a commission (at no cost to you). As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. So, your doctor told you to start following a low sodium diet. You are …

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diabetic renal diet: what is left to eat?

Diabetic Renal Diet: What is Left to Eat?

Navigating how to eat healthfully for BOTH diabetes and chronic kidney disease (CKD) can be overwhelming.  It is easy to feel like there is absolutely nothing left to eat on a diabetic renal diet.  Which is frustrating and not the case…I promise! A healthy diet for kidneys and diabetes really isn’t that complicated.  Recommendations for …

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Potatoes and Kidney Disease: The Potassium Dilemma

Can people with chronic kidney disease (CKD) eat potatoes? What about bananas or tomatoes?  All of these foods are notorious for being high in potassium.  Kidney patients are often told to stay away from them.  I have good news! Patients with kidney disease CAN enjoy these high potassium foods.  However, how often these foods should …

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