5 Pee Scenarios We Can All Relate To

5 Pee Scenarios We Can All Relate To

  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]
Making Your Recipes Kidney Friendly Part 2

Making Your Recipes Kidney Friendly Part 2

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]
Making Your Recipes Kidney Friendly Part 1

Making Your Recipes Kidney Friendly Part 1

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]
5 Basic Nutrition Tips

5 Basic Nutrition Tips

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]
Soy Protein adds Variety to Renal Diets

Soy Protein adds Variety to Renal Diets

by Judy Boccanfuso, RD, CSR Satellite Healthcare Adding soy protein is a great way to add more variety to your everyday renal diet. Soy products provide high quality protein with similar or sometimes less sodium (Na), potassium (K), calcium (Ca) and/or phosphorus (P) than comparable animal protein sources. Although there are many soy foods to choose from, let's look at[Read more]