Potassium

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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does coffee cause high potassium levels

Does coffee cause high potassium levels in CKD?

Coffee can lead to elevated potassium levels under certain circumstances (that are completely avoidable). How much potassium is in coffee? One 8 ounce cup of regular coffee contains 124mg of potassium (and decaf will contain a similar amount of potassium). However, many coffee mugs and insulated travel mugs can hold substantially more than 1 cup

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causes of pseudohyperkalemia and CKD

Pseudohyperkalemia and CKD

When a person has kidney disease, their body can start to have trouble managing potassium levels. Potassium levels that are too high or too low can cause problems with your heart beat – which can be very serious. For this reason, many people with kidney disease monitor their potassium labs and potassium intake very closely.

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Potassium 101 A Comprehensive Guide to Potassium in Chronic Kidney Disease

Potassium 101: A Comprehensive Guide to Potassium in Chronic Kidney Disease

In this article, we take a deep dive in potassium and how it relates to non-dialysis Chronic Kidney Disease. This article is for information purposes only, and not a substitute for medical advice or treatment. Always consult your doctor and healthcare team about your unique needs before making changes to your medications and diet. What

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Are bananas good for kidneys?

Are Bananas good for kidneys?

Are Bananas good for kidneys? Yes, bananas are contain antioxidants, fiber, and vitamins that are beneficial to people with kidney disease. However, it is important to be mindful of your portion size of banana, especially if you need to follow a potassium restriction. Are bananas high in phosphorus? No. One half of a medium banana

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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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Is watermelon good for kidneys?

Is Watermelon good for kidneys?

Is Watermelon good for kidneys? Yes, watermelon is rich in antioxidants and vitamins that are beneficial to people with kidney disease. Be sure to eat watermelon is moderation, especially if you are on a potassium restriction. Is watermelon high in potassium? One half cup serving of watermelon contains 68mg of potassium making it a low

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Potassium Additives and CKD

We often talk about phosphorus additives on this website, but the topic of potassium additives rarely comes up. If your doctor or dietitian have told you to limit your potassium intake, you may find that your biggest problem is potassium additives and not fruits and vegetables. There are A LOT of foods on the market

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