Treatment Of Anemia in Kidney Disease - Iron Rich Foods for CKD Patients

Episode 203: Treatment Of Anemia in Kidney Disease - Iron Rich Foods for CKD Patients. One of the first symptoms people with chronic kidney disease may experience is a drop in energy. This can be a sign that anemia has developed; one of the most common effects of CKD. Eating iron-rich foods is a great way for CKD patients to keep anemia from worsening.

Anemia is a common symptom of low kidney function and treatment of anemia is important for energy and health. Anemia is a condition in which your blood has a lower-than-normal amount of red blood cells or hemoglobin. Hemoglobin is the iron-rich protein that allows red blood cells to carry oxygen from your lungs to the rest of your body. With fewer red blood cells or less hemoglobin, your tissues and organs—such as your heart and brain—may not get enough oxygen to work properly. This will cause extreme fatigue and weakness. Eating iron-rich foods is one part of treatment of anemia for kidney disease patients. Renal dietitian Jen Hernandez of Plant-Powered Kidneys shares her tips and iron-rich foods for CKD patients.

Jen will discuss:
Symptoms of Anemia
Iron and Kidneys
Types of Iron in the Diet
Heme Iron
Non-Heme Iron
Get a free Printable Iron-Rich Foods List!
Iron-Rich Foods for CKD patients
Beans & Legumes
Nuts & Seeds
Bread, Grains, and Cereals
Herbs and Spices
Other iron-rich foods
Printable Iron-Rich Foods List
Get a free Printable Iron-Rich Foods List!
Tips to Increase Iron Absorption
Pair with vitamin C-rich foods
Avoid tea and coffee at meals
Use Cast Iron Kitchen Equipment
Lucky Iron Fish or Lucky Iron Leaf
Anemia Diet Plan

⭐ Learn more at renal dietitian Jen Hernandez's "Iron Rich Foods For CKD Patients" blog

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