One of the best things you can do for your kidneys is learn how to nourish them.

But there is so much conflicting information online.

Kidney Foodie Academy can help.

Kidney Foodie Academy brings together the research, guidelines, and clinical expertise and transforms it into bite size information you can use to take action and improve your kidney health.

Our extensive video and resource library make it easy to find the information that you need to manage your symptoms, improve your labs, and feel better.

Why Choose Kidney Foodie Academy?

Expert Led

Created by an expert in the field of kidney nutrition, She is a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist, Board Certified Specialist in Renal Nutrition, and the former Sr. Director of Nutrition for Fresenius Kidney Care. She has more than 10 years of experience working in the fields of nutrition and public health and is passionate about helping people with CKD thrive without dialysis.

Comprehensive Curriculum

From understanding the fundamentals of CKD and its impact on nutrition to learning specific strategies to manage symptoms and slow disease progression, our course covers it all. Whether you’re newly diagnosed or seeking to enhance your existing knowledge, our curriculum is designed to meet your needs at every stage of your CKD journey.

Practical Resources

Gain access to a wealth of downloadable resources, including meal plans, recipes, grocery shopping lists, shopping guides, and cooking tips tailored specifically for individuals with CKD. Empower yourself with the tools you need to make informed choices and create delicious, kidney-friendly meals that support your health goals.

cooking ckd and diabetes friendly meals

The right nutrition strategy can:

Reduce protein in your urine

And take pressure off your kidneys to prevent further damage

Prevent and treat metabolic acidosis

Which can improve potassium, protect muscles, improve insulin sensitivity, and reduce harmful inflammation

Lower your blood pressure

Which will protect both your kidneys and your cardiovascular system

Treat certain types of anemia

Which can help relieve you of fatigue, brain fog, and feeling out of breath.

Lower your A1C

Which will reduce your risk of diabetes complications such as retinopathy and nerve damage

Prevent CKD Bone and Mineral Disorder

Which can help prevent vascular calcification, osteoporosis, and other problems with your bones.

Lauren presents information in a way that is so easy to understand and apply to everyday life. I feel so much less stressed about what I can eat now.

What’s Included?

Access to our video and resource library covering all major nutrition strategies for CKD:

Protein needs and recommendations for CKD
Different strategies for managing potassium without avoiding high potassium foods
Monthly live webinars with a registered dietitian
Managing blood pressure with food and other lifestyle strategies
Meal planning and grocery shopping guides
Choosing the right vitamins and supplements, plus what to avoid
Special section devoted to Type 2 Diabetes nutrition for CKD
6+ Weeks of Sample Meal Plans with recipes, nutrition information, and grocery lists
Digital handout downloads that are yours to keep
Access to the Community and Q&A and more!

In just two months, my triglycerides have dropped 33% already and my fasting blood sugars have gone down 25 points and are almost in the normal range. The protein in my urine is finally low and my potassium is no longer high. I really can’t believe how much progress I’ve made in such a short time thanks to you.

Take a Tour

This course is for you if:

You have been diagnosed with Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) Stage 2 – 4
You are the caregiver for someone diagnosed with CKD Stage 2 – 4 and want to know how to support them
You want the benefit of expert information without the price tag of 1:1 counseling
You are tired of reading conflicting information about what you should be eating

Your videos have been a life saver – literally! My GFR has gone up 10 points since I started changing my diet and I feel like I have so much more energy now. I’m feeling so much more optimistic now.

This course is NOT for you if:

You are on dialysis
You are not able to listen to or watch videos in English (the majority of the course is video based and in English only).
You (or your loved one with CKD) are not an adult. Kidney nutrition for children is not always the same as for adults, and not covered in this course!

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