Liquid IV®️ is everywhere these days! You can find it at Costco, Target, Walmart, Amazon and even pharmacies like CVS. As any diligent kidney stone former, it is a good idea to see if Liquid IV®️ could cause kidney stones before you start adding it to your daily regimen. That is what I am here […]
Who doesn’t love a hot dog? It is an American classic whether you are at the ballpark or at a backyard BBQ. But, hot dogs are notoriously high in sodium. This may leave you wondering: do low sodium hot dogs exist? A registered dietitian talks all things sodium and hot dogs! *Please note that this
This article was written by dietetic student Rebecca Webb & reviewed by Melanie Betz MS, RD, CSR, FAND. Bread is a shocking source of sodium in our diet. Bread alone contribute about 14% of the salt in our diet! Check out these low sodium bread options to fulfill your love of bread, without all the salt! *Please
You’ve been reading all about the health benefits of collagen. But, if you’ve ever had kidney stones, you know it is a good idea to make sure any supplement you take isn’t linked to kidney stones. Lately, I’ve been getting a lot of questions about if it is ok to take collagen with kidney stones.
As a condiment girl, low sodium sauces are essential! A low sodium diet does NOT have to be bland and boring. Low sodium sauces DO exist! This post dives into all of my favorite low sodium sauces – organized by store bought and homemade options! *Please note that this post contains clearly identified affiliate links.
You’ve probably read it a million times. Tea is “bad” for kidney stones. But, there are MANY different types of tea and different types of kidney stones. What is a tea-lover to do!? Let’s dive into the science behind tea and kidney stones. Tea & Oxalate Tea has such a bad reputation for kidney stones
Eeek! You read that some spices have oxalate in them. Your heart skips a beat and you start to Google what low oxalate spices you can use. Firstly, don’t panic. The amount of oxalate spices add to your food is usually minimal. Chances are, you really don’t need to worry about oxalate in spices. I
Alcohol and kidney stones is something many people ask about. Is alcohol safe for people with kidney stones? Can alcohol cause kidney stones? Is it okay for me to have a beer? Most of us know that drinking a lot of fluid is good for kidney stones, so how does alcohol play into this? Keep
Welcome to a world of tantalizing flavors and wholesome goodness! Let’s dive into the realm of low sodium salmon recipes, where taste and health unite in perfect harmony. Whether you’re a seafood enthusiast or simply looking to add more nutritious options to your kidney-friendly diet, you’re in for a treat. Get ready to savor the
Perhaps you’ve heard that salt is related to kidney stones. Spoiler alert: it is! Salt can cause kidney stones. But how? And how much salt can you eat with kidney stones? Let’s dive into all things salt and kidney stones! What is a Kidney Stone? A kidney stone is a crystallization of minerals that form