Kidney Health Blog

Our good friend, Jen (Registered dietitian and Board-Certified Renal Nutritionist) is here to share a favorite kidney-friendly summer meal!  Summer Succotash is filled with the nutrition you need while being tailored to people with kidney problems. That means this kidney-friendly recipe is low potassium, low sodium, and customizable! Summer Succotash Recipe Tried this Recipe? Have […]

If you’ve ever wondered, “what are clinical trials?” and “are they important?”- you’ve come to the right place. We are here to help answer any questions you may have.  Have you taken a dietary supplement and seen this on the label? “These statements have not been evaluated by the US Food and Drug Administration. This […]

We welcome back Board-Registered Renal Dietician, Jen Hernandez. This time, to teach us how to shop foods for kidney health, locally. Why? Shopping for kidney-friendly fruits and vegetables in season is healthy and easier on your wallet! Shop Local!   Shopping for produce grown in your area is a great way to save money: Without shipping […]

Never in our ancestors’ wildest dreams would they have believed that billions of microorganisms live inside the human body and that they are actually helpful! In fact, bacteria weren’t discovered until 1665 by Robert Hooke and Antoni van Leeuwenhoek and were not considered very important until another 200 years had passed.  But, here in 2020, […]

The immune system is crucial for our overall health and well being. It helps protect us against unwanted pathogens, viruses, bacteria, and more. Having an immune system is essential for survival. The immune system spreads out throughout the body and is involved with multiple organs, including the kidneys. (1) The Immune System and Impaired Renal […]

If you are struggling to find a delicious, kidney-friendly dessert look no further! This Chia Seed Pudding is not only tasty and customizable, but it’s also healthy! Most people find a low or no sugar diet incredibly difficult to live by. Despite warnings from our doctors, there’s something about a sweet treat that’s almost impossible […]