Polycystic Kidney Disease

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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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Is Pickle Juice Good For Your Kidneys?

You may have heard that pickle juice is good for kidneys. Is there are truth to this? Should people with kidney disease or kidney stones drink pickle juice? Is pickle juice good for your kidneys? Pickle Juice Nutrition First, lets take a look at the nutritional composition of two fluid ounces of pickle juice. Salt …

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Is a Kidney Detox Tea the Cure to Kidney Disease?

This article was written by dietetic student Myesha Rolle & reviewed by Melanie Betz MS, RD, CSR, CSG. Kidney detox tea has become very popular in recent years. With the number of “cleanses” floating around social media, the interest in them has increased even more. So what’s the deal with kidney detox tea? Are they really as …

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Who Needs a Low Oxalate Diet?

So, you had a kidney stone and were given some information about a low oxalate diet. Or, you did your research and you found some information online about oxalate and kidney stones. But, what the heck does a “low oxalate diet” even mean? And, why is that important? What Is Oxalate? Firstly, what is oxalate …

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Spice It Up: Indian Diet for CKD Patients

This article was written by dietetic student Emily Kuettel & reviewed by Melanie Betz MS, RD, CSR, CSG. An Indian diet for CKD patients is possible with some ingredient swaps, allowing the Masala – or spice blends – to help make the foods delicious, rather than with a ton of salt! Background on Indian Diet …

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