Diet and Kidney Disease: Importance of nutrition in chronic kidney disease treatment
Episode 068: Diet and Kidney Disease: Importance of nutrition in chronic kidney disease treatment. Jen Hernandez, registered dietitian, and Renal Dietitian shares renal diet tips and information for kidney patients. Replay of the live broadcast which also featured viewer Q&A about potassium, phosphorus, fiber, plant protein, daily water targets, how to find a dietitian, how to work with an online dietitian, Renadyl, chronic kidney disease treatment strategies, the overall importance of nutrition in slowing delaying or avoiding dialysis and much more. Diet and kidney disease go hand in hand for helping improve kidney health and increase kidney function.
Renal Dietitian Jen Hernandez's Mission:
To simplify the nutritional needs for individuals with chronic kidney disease, and to decrease the prevalence of kidney disease by providing nutrition education including realistic and wholesome lifestyle changes.
Jen helps those with chronic kidney disease find their best kidney-friendly diet so that they can spend less time stressing over keeping their kidney function and get more control of their life!
Learn more about Jen at and make sure to join the Plant-Powered Kidneys Facebook community
To find a renal dietitian (in the US):
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