Low Protein Diet for Kidney Disease Patients: Tips and Advice from a Renal Dietitian

Episode 096: Low Protein Diet for Kidney Disease Patients: Tips and Advice from a Renal Dietitian. Studies have found a low protein diet for kidney disease patients (or even very-low protein diet) to be beneficial for those in later stages of chronic kidney disease (CKD), like stages 4 and 5. Renal Dietitian Jen Hernandez and Kidney Health Coach James Fabin discuss what is a low protein diet, what does it mean for fats and carbs when you are on a low protein diet, who should follow a low protein diet, who should NOT follow a low protein diet, benefits of a low protein diet, foods to include on a low protein diet, foods to avoid, supplements, and more.

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/