Renal Vitamins: Vitamin D & Fat-Soluble Vitamins for Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) patients

Episode 156:Renal Vitamins: Vitamin D & Fat-Soluble Vitamins for Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) patients. Vitamins (and minerals) are essential organic substances needed in small amounts in a diet. There are two main categories of vitamins: water-soluble and fat-soluble. Fat-soluble vitamins require help from the liver to “repackage” them and make them safe to float through the bloodstream, or they will be stored in our fat tissue for future use. People with CKD are often deficient in Vitamin D and other fat-soluble vitamins. Renal Dietitian Jen Hernandez will discuss Vitamin D and the fat-soluble vitamins for kidney patients.

In this video about renal vitamins: Vitamin D & Fat-Soluble Vitamins for Chronic Kidney Disease patients we will cover:
-What are Vitamins
-Renal Vitamins and Chronic Kidney Disease
-What are the fat-soluble vitamins (Vitamin A, Vitamin D, Vitamin E, Vitamin K)
-Cooking with Fat-soluble vitamins
-How to choose renal vitamins for your kidneys

Learn more at renal dietitian Jen Hernandez's Vitamins For Kidneys: Vitamin D And The Fat-Soluble Vitamins blog

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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