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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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Diet for Uric Acid Kidney Stones: 4 Steps for Prevention

There is no single kidney stone diet for everyone. Instead, nutrition for kidney stone prevention needs to be specialized to the kind of kidney stone you have. Read on to learn all about diet for uric acid kidney stone prevention. Or, check out my post about nutrition for calcium oxalate kidney stones. *Please note that …

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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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