The term plant-based eating was said to be coined in 1980 by Dr. T Collin Campbell who has done extensive research over the years focusing on diet and disease. Plant-based diets have grown in popularity over the recent years. It’s more than just a diet trend if you have chronic kidney disease (CKD). There is […]
Is Chocolate Bad for Kidneys?
Have you been told you can’t have chocolate because you have chronic kidney disease (CKD)? Well, I have great news for you – you CAN enjoy chocolate if you have CKD! Let’s break down what chocolate is, it’s nutrition content and some things you would want to consider when deciding how to enjoy chocolate in […]
Prepared Meals for Chronic Kidney Disease: How Do They Rank?
Do you ever get tired of meal planning and prepping? Then chances are you’ve thought about trying out one of those ready made meal services. But if you have chronic kidney disease (CKD), you may be wondering if any of these services can even work with your dietary needs. As a dietitian who specializes in CKD, […]
Can I drink alcohol if I have chronic kidney disease?
Alcohol consumption is very common. In the United States, over 50% of adults have drank alcohol in the past month. You may be wondering if you can still drink alcohol if you were diagnosed with chronic kidney disease (CKD). In short, yes, you can drink alcohol if you have CKD. But there are some points […]