Meat Alternatives and a Renal Diet - Is fake meat a safe substitute for those with kidney disease
Episode 085: Meat Alternatives and a Renal Diet - Is fake meat a safe substitute for those with kidney disease. From Impossible Burgers, to Beyond Meat, there are more meat alternatives and fake meat substitutes than every before - but are meat alternatives safe for kidney patients on a renal diet? A plant based/vegetarian/vegan diet is a great choice for kidney patients, especially those in or near renal failure, which makes meat alternatives very attractive. Renal Dietitian Jen Hernandez and Kidney Health Coach James Fabin discuss meat alternatives with a kidney friendly renal 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!
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