Many people with kidney disease may experience a decrease in appetite and weight loss. Read this blog post for tips on how to increase your calories on a CKD diet.
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Nutrition and Children: How to balance optimal nutrition and a kidney-friendly diet?
Without adequate nutrition, children’s growth and development might be compromised. For children with chronic Kidney disease a healthy diet can be tricky. Learn more about optimal nutrition and a kidney-friendly diet in this article.
Mental Health and Food: How What We Eat Can Impact How We Feel
You might know that nutrition has an immense effect on our physical health, but did you also know that the food we eat can impact our mental well-being as well? Read this blog post to learn more.
Kidney-Friendly Eating: Saving Cost and Reducing Food Waste
With skyrocketing food prices, managing a kidney-friendly diet and staying within the budget can be challenging. The good news is that enjoying a nutritious and balanced diet doesn’t have to be expensive. This blog post will offer tangible tips and tricks to lower food costs and avoid food waste.
What to Eat When You Have Stage 1 or 2 Kidney Disease
If you have been diagnosed with early kidney disease, stage 1 or 2, you are probably wondering what you should be eating to help preserve your kidney function. Nutrition plays a crucial role in how fast or slow your kidney function declines. The steps in this post can help protect your kidney function and slow the progression of kidney disease.
The Role of Dietitians in Chronic Kidney Disease and How to Find One
Written by Gurpreet Virk, RD CDE Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) is a complex disease that requires a team of healthcare […]
Cranberry Juice: How to Carefully Assess its Potassium and Sugar Content
Written by Bhavini Patel and reviewed by Emily Campbell People often recommend drinking cranberry juice to prevent and treat urinary […]
Soy vs. Animal: Which Protein Should I Choose for My kidneys?
By Dietetic Intern Wareesha Nadeem, MHSc(c) and Julie Hutter, RD, CDE People with chronic kidney disease are advised to be […]
New Report on Alcohol Consumption and Health
Analyzing non-alcoholic beverages for people with CKD Submitted by Nutrition Student Camille Lyu and Tanya Choy, RD, CDE With the […]
Kidney Friendly Lunar New Year – 腎病患者也可以開心健康過春節
By: Karen Sevong (黃凱玲) MScFN RD CDE CPT About Chinese New Year 虎尾繫金攏財氣，玉兔迎春添新象！屬兔的朋友，都有反應敏捷，心思細膩，照顧周到的個性。 Chinese New Year is approaching and this […]
Winter Solstice Celebrations: Bringing Ancient Food Traditions Into Our Modern Day
By Dani Renouf, RD, MSc, CDE Winter solstice is the longest night of the year and usually falls on December […]
Enjoying The Holidays Guilt Free
By Dani Renouf, RD, MSc, CDE Every year around the holidays, we tend to feel anxious about our food choices. […]
Comparing Potassium Sources
Submitted by Fiona Bellefeuille, Registered Dietitian, Certified Diabetes Educator If you have high blood levels of potassium you probably know […]
What’s In Season? Autumn 2023
By Julie Hutter, RD, CDE As the weather begins to cool down, warm and comforting dishes tend to make a […]
Why Do Our Kidneys Love Plants?
Every nutrition brochure you’ve probably seen suggests adding more fruits and vegetables to your plate, and there’s a reason for that. Fruits and vegetables add an abundance of micronutrients and fibre. They also support cardiovascular and gut health and make meals more visually appealing. But did you know that plant-based foods can have an added positive impact on our kidney health?
Phosphorus Bioavailability-How much phosphorus do we absorb from different types of foods?
Submitted by Emily Campbell, RD CDE MScFN Phosphorus is a mineral found in our food and is essential for strong […]
Maximizing Our Food Dollars
By Julie Hutter, RD, CDE With recent increases in the cost of living and inflation, more and more of us […]
Post-Transplant Nutrition – The Pulse on Pulses
Emily Campbell, RD CDE MScFN After a kidney transplant, nutrition plays an essential role in keeping you and your new […]