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phosphorus additives in sleep aids

Phosphorus Additives in Sleep Aids

Insomnia is a common problem in people with CKD with various studies indicating that anywhere from 14-95% of CKD patients may experience insomnia. If you choose to take a medication to assist in sleeping, you may be inadvertently raising your phosphorus levels. Phosphorus Additives in Sleep Aids Phosphorus in the form of additives is very […]

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kidney friendly blueberry muffins

Kidney Friendly Blueberry Muffins

These blueberry muffins are more delicious than any boxed muffin mix and contain zero phosphorus additives. Typical blueberry muffin recipes and mixes include baking powder – which is just one big phosphorus additive! People with kidney disease should avoid phosphorus additives whenever possible. These additives are very easily absorbed by your body, and too much

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Low Phosphorus Hamburger Buns

Low Phosphorus Hamburger Buns

Make your burgers as kidney friendly as possible by choosing a low phosphorus hamburger bun – plus some additional tips for make the most kidney friendly burger possible. Do hamburger buns have phosphorus? Yes, all hamburger buns will contain some amount of phosphorus. However, many hamburger buns also contain phosphorus additives, which can be particularly

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Kidney Friendly low phosphorus low sodium Pizza Crust

Low Phosphorus Pizza Crust

Making your own pizza at home is a great way to make a more kidney friendly pizza. You will have a lot more control over the sodium content of your pizza as well as whether or not there are any phosphorus additives. Not only that, but you get to pick the toppings that you like!

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kidney friendly tea

Is tea ok for kidney disease?

Tea is one of the most popular beverages in the world and comes in many different forms. In moderation, tea can still be enjoyed when you have kidney disease, however there are a few things to keep in mind when choosing the type of tea you are going to drink. Is tea ok for kidney

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Phosphorus free baking powder

Phosphorus Free Baking Powder for CKD

When trying to control phosphorus in your diet, it is recommended to always check the ingredient lists of foods to see if there is a phosphorus additive since additives are absorbed better than natural phosphorus. Why do baked goods contain phosphorus additives? If you’ve been doing this for a while, you might have noticed that

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Which biscuit is good for kidney patients

Which biscuit is good for kidney disease?

I’m from the south where you can get a biscuit at just about any restaurant you go to. Biscuits are delicious. There is no way around that. But biscuits are NOT kidney friendly – at least not the ones you can buy at the store or a typical restaurant. Why are biscuits bad for kidneys?

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CKD and Diabetes Free Sample Meal Plan

Free Sample CKD and Diabetes Meal Plan

Looking for an example of what a day of eating might look like if you have Chronic Kidney Disease and diabetes? Then check out this sample meal plan! Free Sample CKD and Diabetes Meal Plan Overview This sample meal plan contains 1,895 calories and 46g of protein. Each person with CKD will have different needs.

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digestive enzymes and ckd

Digestive Enzymes and Kidney Disease – plus what to avoid!

What are digestive enzymes? A digestive enzyme is a compound produced by your body to help break down the food that you eat into smaller molecules that your body can absorb. Many of these are made by your pancreas and secreted into your small intestine. Common types of digestive enzymes include: Why do people take

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