Eating Well with Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD)What you should eat—and how much—depends on how well your kidneys are working. What’s the single most important thing you can do during stages 3 and 4 before dialysis? Talk with your doctor—or your dietitian—to learn what and how much you specifically should eat. A kidney-friendly diet may help keep your kidneys working as long as possible.
Let’s look at 4 changes that can change your life for the better.
Potassium: the “other” salt
Phosphorus: Why to watch it
Phosphorus occurs naturally in some foods, but it’s also added to endless foods as “hidden phosphorus.” Compromised kidneys can’t keep it at the right level, which can lead to serious health problems.