chronic kidney disease
Is Apple Cider Vinegar Good for Kidneys?

Is Apple Cider Vinegar Good for Kidneys?

You’ve probably been hearing about apple cider vinegar (ACV) for some time.  I certainly have. The first time I ever became aware of its potential health benefits was about 10 years ago when I was talking with an acquaintance. I noticed that her hair was shiny and her...

How much water should you drink with kidney disease?

How much water should you drink with kidney disease?

How much water should you drink with kidney disease? My passion is helping people with CKD maintain kidney function and STAY OFF DIALYSIS.  So one of the first changes I guide my clients in making is to consume the right amount of fluid based on their calculated...

Is Protein Bad for Kidneys?

Is Protein Bad for Kidneys?

The amount and type of protein you need if you have chronic kidney disease (CKD) is an important topic of discussion. In fact, it’s one of the most important concepts to wrap your brain around. What is protein? Proteins are the building blocks of life. Every cell in...

Low Potassium Diet…Do you really need one?

Low Potassium Diet…Do you really need one?

If you have chronic kidney disease (CKD), you may be under the impression that you need to follow a low potassium diet. This may or may not be true. Read on for help in determining if you really do. CKD occurs when your kidneys are damaged over time and are unable to...

Online Kidney Nutrition Course

Online Kidney Nutrition Course

A sneak peek into my CKD Course If you're reading this, you or someone you love is facing a diagnosis of chronic kidney disease and you have questions. Lots of questions. My Self-paced CKD program can help you find the answers. In your search for what you can do to...

Kidneys & High Blood Pressure

Kidneys & High Blood Pressure

Did you know that in the United States, high blood pressure (hypertension) is the secondleading cause of chronic kidney disease, just behind diabetes? High Blood Pressure Defined One of the most critical functions of the heart is to pump blood constantly throughout...

CKD Risk Factors

CKD Risk Factors

Diabetes What are the most common CKD risk factors? Diabetic kidney disease is the most common cause of CKD in the United States. [1] Over 30% of patients with diabetes will develop kidney disease within their lifetime. These patients are at greater risk of morbidity...

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