Kidney Disease and Diet

Registered dietitian nutritionists can help people with kidney disease discover nutritious foods they enjoy that also help prevent the disease from getting worse. Learn more about how nutrition impacts kidney disease:

Kidney Disease and Diet

If your kidneys are not working as they should, your doctor will likely prescribe a diet with specific daily amounts of protein, sodium and potassium.

2017-03-24 04:23:06

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Kidney Disease: High- and Moderate-Potassium Foods

People with kidney disease may need to watch their potassium intake. But that doesn’t mean all fruits and vegetables are off limits! Here are some helpful lists of foods and their potassium content:

Kidney Disease: High- and Moderate-Potassium Foods

If you have kidney disease, your doctor or RDN will let you know if you need to avoid foods high in potassium. The following list shows examples of foods that are high and moderate in potassium.

2017-03-24 01:43:56

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Easy Ways to Make Your Child’s Birthday an Allergy-Safe Bash | Kids Eat Right

Make your child’s birthday celebration a food allergy-free zone to ensure a safe and enjoyable time for all guests!

Easy Ways to Make Your Child’s Birthday an Allergy-Safe Bash | Kids Eat Right

Birthday parties can pose problems for kids with food allergies. Many common food allergens lurk in store-bought cakes and other birthday treats. But hosting a food allergy-free birthday party may be easier than you think.

2017-03-22 22:37:06

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Spring into Action

Spring is the perfect time to get the family out of the house to enjoy warmer temperatures and fun outdoor activities! From walking to bicycling, there are plenty of ways to get your heart pumping.

Spring into Action

Spring is here. In addition to all of the wonderful fruits and vegetables available, warmer weather gives us the chance to enjoy the benefits of physical activity.

2017-03-22 02:18:11

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Polynesian Shrimp Tacos

Have you tried seafood in tacos instead of ground meat? Frozen shrimp plus taco seasoning make for an excellent alternative option!

Polynesian Shrimp Tacos

These shrimp tacos with corn, beans and pineapple are a slightly sweet, fiber-filled dinner that’s sure to make everyone smile.

2017-03-21 23:44:20

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Global Cuisine for a Healthy Plate | eatright

Looking for ways to add flavor, variety and good nutrition to your meals? Try adding global cuisine to your everyday menu! #NationalNutritionMonth

Global Cuisine for a Healthy Plate | eatright

Eating right is not a one-size-fits-all proposition. A healthy plate can include foods from all corners of the globe.

2017-03-20 22:07:38

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Freezing 101

When you have leftovers you won’t eat within a couple days, freezing is a smart option! Here’s how to safely freeze foods to protect their quality:

Freezing 101

Freezing is an extremely effective way to make perishable items last longer. Learn proper food safety practices when freezing various food items.

2017-03-17 22:42:09

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Keeping Kidneys Healthy

Good nutrition is a critical component of kidney health! Learn more about what kidneys do for your body and how to keep them functioning well:

Keeping Kidneys Healthy

Working hard to filter out and prevent buildup of fluid and waste, your kidneys are your body’s lifeline to good health. What happens when they start to fall short at performing these important tasks?

2017-03-17 04:24:12

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Easy Foods Kids Can Grow in the Garden

Getting kids involved in the garden not only encourages family activity outdoors, but it helps kids learn about fruits, vegetables and herbs and increases the chances that they will enjoy those foods at the dinner table.

Check out these tips for fun and safe garden activities for kids:

Easy Foods Kids Can Grow in the Garden

It can be challenging to get kids to eat enough fruits and vegetables. But when they help in the garden, kids are likely to eat more produce and to try different kinds, too.

2017-03-17 02:09:11

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