Submitted by Emily Campbell, RD CDE MScFN Phosphorus is a mineral found in our food and is essential for strong […]
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 […]
Plant based Proteins for your Kidney Friendly Meals
Submitted by: Karen Sevong MScFN RD CDE There are various benefits to including more plant-based protein alternatives in your daily […]
March is National Nutrition Month
Ingredients for a Healthier Tomorrow In celebration of Nutrition Month and Dietitians Day (March 16), the Kidney Community Kitchen would […]
Potassium and Phosphate: How to Simplify the Complicated When It Comes to Food Choices
By Dani Renouf, RD, MSc, CDE Many patients living with chronic kidney disease need to be aware of how much […]
Choosing Plant-based Dairy Alternatives
Submitted by Fiona Bellefeuille RD, CDE Dairy products have many health benefits. However, for people with kidney disease they can […]
Can Kidney Beans and Plant-Based Proteins Be Kidney Friendly?
Submitted by Sara Chan and reviewed by Dani Renouf, RD MSc In the past, vegetarian diets were thought to be […]
Starters: Appetizing Appetizers that taste great and are renal friendly
Submitted by Karen Sevong MScFN RD CDE CPT Appetizers are versatile in many ways and enjoyable all year round. It […]
Navigating a Food Bank in COVID Times
In Canada, over a million people are regularly using food banks every month, and the need is expected to rise […]
Kidneys, Beans and Greens
By Claire Chartrand MSc. RD Traditional dietary guidelines for people with chronic kidney disease recommended avoiding many plant-based foods such […]
Reminders for Ramadan
The holy month of Ramadan holds religious significance to Muslims worldwide as they observe a month of Sawm (fasting) that […]
Phosphorus and Potassium Additives in Canadian Meat, Poultry and Fish – What you need to know!
Arti Sharma Parpia, MSc, RD Since the phosphorus and potassium content of foods are not required to be listed on […]
Planning for a Happy and Healthy Holiday Season!
The holidays are right around the corner and whether you’ve already started planning, shopping and wrapping or you leave it […]
Kidney Friendly Cooking for people with chronic kidney disease: a NEW COOKBOOK!
This is a guest blog by Leah Butcher, dietetic summer student at Kidney Foundation of Canada At the Kidney Foundation, […]
Spotlight on phosphorus: the nutrition facts table’s missing mineral
This is a guest blog by Emily Robins, Dietetic Intern, Grand River Hospital – Kitchener, ON Over the past four […]
Phosphate Additives May Become a Public Health Issue
Last week, I was at a conference in Washington, DC where my fellow dietitian Melissa Atcheson and I presented a […]
Phosphorus And the Progression of Kidney Disease
If you’ve read many of my blog posts or heard me speak then you probably know that I think phosphate […]
Phosphorus – the new “f-word”?
Recently we had a “take your children to work” day at the hospital. The daughter of my manager came in […]