Low Potassium Diet For Kidney Patients: What You Need To Know From A Renal Dietitian

Episode 176: Low Potassium Diet For Kidney Patients: What You Need To Know From A Renal Dietitian. Has your doctor talked with you about a low-potassium diet? Have you been looking for information about kidney disease and read so much about potassium your head is spinning? While not everyone with kidney disease needs to follow a low-potassium diet, it may be advised to you. This can be one of the most important parts of your renal diet.

Renal Dietitian Jen Hernadez Covers:
What is Potassium?
How does kidney disease affect potassium?
Potassium Levels in the Blood
Symptoms of High Potassium
Symptoms of Low Potassium
How do I Know How Much Potassium I’m Eating?
Low-Potassium Diet and Foods
How much potassium should I have on a low potassium diet?
Can I follow a low-potassium diet when I’m plant based?
Low-Potassium Vegetables
Low-Potassium Fruits
Low-Potassium Proteins
Low-Potassium Grains
Low-Potassium Beverages
Low-Potassium Snacks
How to Lower Potassium in Foods
-Double-Boiling Method
-Low Potassium Potatoes using the Double-Boil Method
Mix in Low Potassium Foods with High Potassium Foods
How Long Do I Need to Be on a Low Potassium Diet?
What if My Potassium is Still High, Even on a Low Potassium Diet?
Medications
Potassium Binders
Blood Sugar Control
GI Upset

► Learn more at renal dietitian Jen Hernandez's Low Potassium Diet: What You Need To Know From A Renal Dietitian blog https://www.plantpoweredkidneys.com/low-potassium-diet/

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/