Top 3 Questions About Diet and CKD

Whether you’ve just been diagnosed with kidney disease, or have been living with it for a while, nutrition plays an important role. But if you’re like any of my clients, you have probably Googled something and may feel confused of overwhelmed with all of the information online. You probably have questions about diet and CKD. DietContinue reading “Top 3 Questions About Diet and CKD”

Tips for Plant-Based Diets and CKD

So you’ve read online that plant-based diets are helpful for CKD. In this article, I break down their benefits and tips for including more plant-based foods. Let’s dive in. What Is A Plant-Based Diet? At their roots, plant-based diets mean reducing animal products like dairy, eggs, chicken, beef, etc. And increasing your intake of wholeContinue reading “Tips for Plant-Based Diets and CKD”

Lemon Tofu Stir Fry

Are you on a plant-based diet? Do you have chronic kidney disease and are you trying to avoid animal proteins? If you said yes to either of these, you need tofu in your life! Tofu is a super versatile plant-based protein that can be used in so many ways and can act as a substituteContinue reading “Lemon Tofu Stir Fry”

Top Nuts and Seeds for CKD

Nuts and seeds are tiny but mighty. They actually deliver quite a punch of nutrition. Are there top nuts and seeds for CKD? Did you know nuts are actually the seeds of plants? Whereas seeds come from vegetables, flowers or other crops. But they are packed with healthy nutrients like omega-3, fibre, and plant-based protein. Continue reading “Top Nuts and Seeds for CKD”

Best Drinks for CKD

What are the best drinks for CKD? You may even be wondering why are we concerned about drinks fluids or drinks with CKD. Well the kidneys play a role in removing extra fluid from our body. And if your kidneys are not working properly, extra fluid can build up around the body, like in theContinue reading “Best Drinks for CKD”

Top Fibre Sources for CKD

Fibre is mostly found in whole grains, vegetables, fruits, and nuts. But it is actually a type of carbohydrates that the body can’t digest.  Fibre plays many important roles. It can help to: Keep our bowel movements regular Lower cholesterol Control blood sugars Help maintain a healthy body weight But it can be a challengeContinue reading “Top Fibre Sources for CKD”

Top 5 Snacks for CKD

Are snacks good or bad for you when you have CKD? What is even considered a snack? There are some common questions. So let’s break down what snacks are and the top 5 snacks for CKD. A snack is general something eaten between meals. Most people snack at least once per day. And it couldContinue reading “Top 5 Snacks for CKD”

Best Milk For CKD

If you have chronic kidney disease (CKD) you’ve probably googled what to eat and found lists that say no more milk and you should use almond milk instead. But, is that really what your body needs?  One of the most common questions is around dairy products. So, let’s break down what the most kidney-friendly milkContinue reading “Best Milk For CKD”

Chia Seed Pudding

If you are looking for a simple nutritious breakfast you can make ahead of time and enjoy on the go you are in the right place this chia seed pudding will fit the bill. Chia seed pudding can be made in advance, in fact you can store it in an airtight container in the fridgeContinue reading “Chia Seed Pudding”

The Best Ice Cream Choices For CKD

The warm weather is here and if you’re living with chronic kidney disease (CKD) you may be wondering if you can enjoy ice cream still. Well the short answer is, of course! This article has you covered to help you choose kidney-friendly ice cream flavours. So what exactly are the best ice cream choices forContinue reading “The Best Ice Cream Choices For CKD”