Eating Out With CKD

Eating out at restaurants, take out or attending celebrations is something many of us enjoy. Even with CKD you can still eat out. But it takes some planning. This blog post will walk you through tips and tricks for managing your sodium, protein, potassium and phosphorus and still enjoy your foods. So, let’s get intoContinue reading “Eating Out With CKD”

Fresh Spring Rolls

Maybe you have been at a Vietnamese restaurant and been lucky enough to enjoy fresh spring rolls. Their colour and texture are always so inviting and delicious. But what exactly are fresh spring rolls? What Are Spring Rolls? Spring rolls are an incredibly popular dish enjoyed all over the world. Spring rolls can be eatenContinue reading “Fresh Spring Rolls”

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”

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 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”

Five Myths About Nutrition For CKD

Nutrition plays an important role in preserving kidney function and helps to delay disease progression. I’ve said this many times before. And it does not matter if you are newly diagnosed or have been living with chronic kidney disease (CKD) for a while. But there are five myths about nutrition for CKD that I hear allContinue reading “Five Myths About Nutrition For CKD”

Intermittent Fasting and CKD

Is breakfast the most important meal of the day? You’ve probably heard about intermittent fasting (IF) and wonder if you should be having breakfast or not. This post will dive deeper into what IF is and some breakfast options for CKD. Can you follow intermittent fasting and CKD? Breakfast just means the first meal ofContinue reading “Intermittent Fasting and CKD”