Fall Flavors for Kidney Health

Welcome to fall! Vibrant leaves, the weather getting a hint cooler, and children getting deep into school projects are not the only things that indicate that autumn is here. The foods and spices we use on those foods become spicier and richer. Chili sounds much better in cooler weather, and of course, pumpkin spice has covered every foodstuff and scented …

5 Delicious Smoothies for People with Kidney Disease

Mmmmmmm, smoothies. The perfect breakfast or snack. But a lot of them contain too much potassium and phosphorus for folks with kidney issues need to avoid. To stay healthy, you need to know which ingredients to look for – and which to avoid. How healthy are smoothies anyway? Fresh fruits and vegetables include dietary fiber, and you can get a significant part …

Phosphorous: You Are What You Eat

By Dr. Neil Weiner South Florida Nephrology, Hollywood, FL. Patients with chronic kidney disease are often taking several medications and have associated medical issues that require close attention. Some of the more common of these are: High blood pressure Diabetes High cholesterol Obesity Heart disease While medications are a cornerstone of effective short and long-term therapy, dietary modification of vitamins …