Learn about the importance of pee from this new animated music video from the National Kidney Foundation.
Summer is here! The sun is out and it's hot. You feel the sweat beginning to form on your brow and you start thinking of all the cool treats you know you shouldn't have: ice cream, an ice cold cola, a milk shake. But never fear! We've got a kidney-friendly dessert that will[Read more]
We all go. Let's not be embarrassed about it. We bet you can identify with these urinary situations: 1. Trying to be sly at the pool. The chlorine takes care of the germs right? Right?! 2. When your bathroom dream wasn't a dream. Seriously? Shouldn't I know not to do this by now?! 3. When you nope[Read more]
Now that you’re beginning to get the hang of making your favorite recipes kidney friendly here are a few more hints. Using fresh ingredients is very important. Processed foods, such as those in cans, boxes or other packages, often contain additives and preservatives which are high in sodium and phosphorus. Canned[Read more]
A renal diet can be challenging enough without having to give up your familiar and favorite recipes. Many recipes may not seem to fit your diet recommendations, but by making some adjustments and substituting ingredients, you can come up with a kidney friendly version of your favorite dish. One of the[Read more]
Nutrition is a topic of interest to almost everyone. The information that is available to the general public has dramatically expanded over the years. It is impossible to listen to the radio, watch TV, read a magazine, surf the internet, and even talk with friends and relatives without being bombarded[Read more]