Do you need to follow a special kidney diet? If so, the KidneyDiet app is for you. KidneyDiet helps people with kidney disease make better dietary choices. If you are facing Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) or End Stage Renal Disease (ESRD), becoming aware of the sodium, protein, phosphorus, potassium and fluids in your diet is of utmost importance. If you have ESRD and have already started dialysis, your diet will be different than it was before you began dialysis, but you will still have to pay attention to how much you consume of these nutrients.
Kidney Diet App
People with chronic kidney disease ckd or people with kidney disease in general suffer from inflammation. This can be altered by choosing foods that assist with weight management and eat and drink additional resources like sweet potato, packaged foods, olive oil, fresh fruits that are low in potassium and limit phosphorus intake like dairy foods. Healthy foods should be measured by serving size and an eating plan or special diet with fresh fruits and vegetables with the right diet guidelines will get you far. Foods to avoid are dairy foods, red meats, bell pepper and anything that can effect your blood sugar too much. We have seen progress with various stages of kidney disease and help the kidneys function. Damaged kidneys can recover (especially with the help of a doctor or dietitian like a renal dietitian. Choose fresh fruits Red grapes, red bell pepper and egg white should be avoided (hint use olive oil) to limit phosphorus and help the blood vessels reset the damaged kidneys. Clinics may offer financial assistance but we offer a medically reviewed option for those with risk factors. The kidneyfriendly diet easily fits to your meal plan and is trackable for healthy kidneys. Always read your nutrition labels and for the ckd diet and find a good salt substitute to help keep sodium potassium levels in a good balance. You can use our gfr calculator and additional resources to help peritoneal dialysis, blood pressure levels and more. Packaged foods generally contain more sodium and fluid so be careful as to what you eat and drink and monitor your health care and talk to your doctor before starting any plan!
It’s difficult to remember which foods are better for you than others when following a renal diet. So, just type an item into the search field or use the barcode scanner and quickly determine the nutritional counts of a variety of foods. Use the Diary to record and track what you eat and gain insight into which foods are better for you.