Electrolytes And Kidney Disease: Sodium, Potassium, Iron, Magnesium, Calcium and other minerals

Episode 161: Electrolytes And Kidney Disease: Sodium, Potassium, Iron, Magnesium, Calcium and other minerals. Electrolytes are essential minerals—like sodium, calcium, and potassium—that are vital to many key functions in the body. Sodium, potassium, and phosphorus are the three main mineral and electrolyte players when it comes to influencing kidney health, but there are several others.

We cover:
-What are minerals/electrolytes
-Minerals and Chronic Kidney Disease
-Common Minerals: Magnesium, Iron, Copper, Selenium, Phosphorus, Calcium, Zinc, Potassium, and Sodium.
- How to choose minerals and electrolytes or kidneys

Learn more at renal dietitian Jen Hernandez's Electrolytes And Kidney Disease: Sodium, Potassium And More blog https://www.plantpoweredkidneys.com/vitamins-for-kidneys-minerals/

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 www.PlantPoweredKidneys.com and make sure to join the Plant-Powered Kidneys Facebook community

To find a renal dietitian (in the US):

https://sites.google.com/view/ckdrd/home

https://renalnutrition.org/find-an-expert.php

https://www.eatright.org/find-an-expert

 

To find a renal dietitian in the UK:

https://freelancedietitians.org/