Nutrition Articles

Nutrition Articles

Find lots of different information related to kidney health and nutrition here including fact sheets and helpful tips.

Kidney Disease and Diabetes

Diabetes is a disease where your body cannot properly store and use food for energy. The energy that your body needs is called glucose (sugar).
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Facts on Phosphorus

Healthy kidneys can remove extra phosphorus from the body but for dialysis patients or for patients close to receiving dialysis, phosphorus may build up in…
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Milk Substitutes

With kidney disease, you may need to limit dairy products because of their high phosphorus content.
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Kidney Friendly Berry Bliss

Summer-time is prime berry-picking season so we thought we’d give you all the info you need to bring berries into your diet without wreaking havoc…
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A Warning About Star Fruit

Not only does Star fruit contain a very high level of potassium it also may contain a neurotoxin that can build up in the blood…
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Food Label Reading

Many people with CKD need to be aware of how much protein, sodium, potassium and phosphorus they eat.
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