Polycystic Kidney Disease

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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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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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