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Kidney Diet & Nutrition Tips

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8 Diet and Nutrition Goals for People with Stage 3 CKD

In stage 3 CKD, the kidneys still function sufficiently to remove fluid, potassium and a moderate amount of waste. Check out these 8 diet and nutrition goals for people with stage 3 CKD.

15 Kidney-Friendly Protein Foods for Keeping Albumin Up

You can maintain or improve albumin by knowing how much protein to eat, and by including protein-rich, kidney-friendly foods each day. See 15 kidney-friendly protein options.

Kidney-Friendly Candy for Dialysis Patients

For people with CKD, some candies can be too high in phosphorus, potassium or sodium, which is restricted on the kidney diet. See which candies are more kidney-friendly.

Guide to Low-Sodium Foods for the Kidney Diet

How can you keep track of your sodium when you have kidney disease and high blood pressure? Follow this guide.

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Top Low-Phosphorus Food Choices for a Kidney Diet

When you have kidney disease, it's important to keep phosphorus levels under control. Here are 7 lists of low-phosphorus food choices for a kidney diet.

Milk Alternatives for People with Chronic Kidney Disease

People with CKD must limit dairy products because high levels of phosphorus, potassium and calcium in something like low-fat milk are not good for a kidney diet.

Snacks for a Kidney Diet

Snacking is okay on the kidney diet as long as you make healthy choices. Check out this list of kidney-friendly snacks.

13 Essential Vitamins for People with CKD

An overview of the 13 vitamins your body cannot do without, and the dietary recommendations for people with CKD.

Top 15 Healthy Foods for People with Kidney Disease

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