The Value of a Personalized Kidney Diet

The Value of a Personalized Kidney Diet

Kidney Disease, Renal Diet
Kelly Welsh, RD Renal Dietitian -- One of the largest frustrations of kidney patients, no matter their stage of kidney disease, is the lack of choices, or “green-light” foods that are available to them. One can certainly 'Google' the internet for a kidney-friendly diet and find plenty of limit-, avoid-, and “stay away from-” food items. The Truth In reality, most kidney patients do not require the severe restrictions that the textbook kidney diet dictates.  These blanket dietary recommendations do not take into consideration many things about you: height, weight, other disease states, current lab results, and other dietary goals - including weight loss or gain, etc.  Each one of these things, alone, is extremely important. Start adding them up, and your dietary needs get more complicated. No two people…
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