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Recipe: Sharon's Chinese 5 Spice Carrots

Recipe: Sharon's Chinese 5 Spice Carrots

This low-sodium side is so easy to make, we almost don't need a recipe! Chinese 5 Spice is a blend of cinnamon, cloves, fennel, star anise, and Szechwan peppercorns. It is guaranteed to add zip and is an excellent salt-alternative seasoning. Try a little at first and add more to your[Read more]
Recipe: Low Sodium Deviled Eggs

Recipe: Low Sodium Deviled Eggs

Easter is just around the corner and what could be a more appropriate appetizer than deviled eggs? This low sodium version is on the tangy and sweet side. If you're in a pinch, but need an easier way to fill the eggs, remember you can always fill a ziplock baggie[Read more]
Recipe: Marilyn's Low Sodium Coleslaw

Recipe: Marilyn's Low Sodium Coleslaw

Eating kidney-healthy doesn't mean you have to give up your favorite comfort foods. It does mean watching your sodium intake - dialysis patients have to limit their intake to less than 2,000 mg a day (which is less than a teaspoon worth of salt). Here's a yummy recipe from a dialysis[Read more]
Recipe: Trish's Low Sodium Chicken Fajitas

Recipe: Trish's Low Sodium Chicken Fajitas

In honor of World Kidney Day, we've found a fast recipe for chicken fajitas that will make you forget all about salt. Cumin and chili powder are the heroes of this dish, making for a very tasty meal that's low in sodium. Doctors recommend dialysis patients limit their sodium intake to less[Read more]
Definitions: What is Pyelonephritis?

Definitions: What is Pyelonephritis?

What is Pyelonephritis? When news of One Direction’s Liam Payne's re-emerging kidney problems began to surface, fans began to worry about his health. https://twitter.com/1_newsong/status/656584246740561920 Liam has Pyelonephritis, an acute infection of the kidneys which can be painful and cause fevers, but it is very treatable. So what is it? Pyelonephritis is a urinary tract infection (UTI). UTIs[Read more]