Alcohol and Kidney Disease

Alcohol, which includes beer, wine, ciders and spirits (like gin, rum, vodka, etc) are a big part of the world we live in. In fact, during the pandemic nearly 66% of Canadians reported drinking alcohol in the past 30 days. Alcohol activates the pleasure or reward centres in the brain which can give a feelingContinue reading “Alcohol and Kidney Disease”

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”

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”