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Potassium & Kidney Disease: How To Balance Potassium in a Kidney Friendly Diet


Episode 81: Potassium & Kidney Disease: How To Balance Potassium in a Kidney Friendly Diet. Potassium can be a very serious nutrient to limit in kidney disease. We look at Potassium and kidney disease, rules of restricting potassium, foods that are high in potassium, foods that are low in potassium, and more to help you with your kidney diet and kidney health. You should only restrict your potassium if your doctor has told you to do so. Otherwise, it can create hypokalemia. Just like high levels of potassium, low potassium in the body can create problems for our health as well. The quickest way to change potassium in our system is to change the way we eat. Potassium is often found in fruits, vegetables, dairy, nuts, and legumes.

We will cover:
-Common high-potassium fruits
-Lower-potassium options you can include on a more regular basis:
-The highest-potassium vegetables;
-Lower-potassium vegetables to include;
Other foods high in potassium
-Foods higher in potassium that may need to be limited;
How do you know what foods to eat more of and what to limit

► Learn more at renal dietitian Jen Hernandez's How To Balance Potassium For The Kidney-Friendly Diet blog

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