potassium and kidney disease

Below is a webinar from the AKF on the topic of Potassium and Kidney Disease. Not all kidney patients have issues with potassium, but a lot do. Knowing how to monitor your diet for Potassium intake is vitally important. Disclaimer

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portion distortion: Hot dogs

Welcome back! Last week was a kind of weird week and I am hoping to be way more productive this week. If you read here often, you know I focus a lot on healthier eating habits. Hot dogs are one of the top ten food items in America. We love our hot dogs! I am […]

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quitting the soda habit

Soda, the drink with no nutritional value, yet so many of us love it. I used to drink 1 Pepsi a day, for years, and I mean like most of my adult life. Just one, no big deal. Right? It had become a habit, just something I did, like brushing my teeth. I was not […]

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What is carb cycling?

There are so many diets in the public arena, that I thought I would go over them. It used to be you just exercised and cut calories to lose weight. Now there are so many different types of eating styles that it can be really confusing. Carb Cycling is exactly what it sounds like, you […]

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Lower Carb and Kidney Friendly Superbowl Appetizers

Today, as promised, I am sharing some ideas for lower carb and kidney friendly Superbowl appetizers. The first video is Keto type recipes. I don’t do Keto, but I get great ideas for lower carb meal ideas. The very first recipe on that video is the one I will be making. I will change the […]

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is society obsessed with body size?

Welcome to Monday, and February! I hope everyone finds themselves well on this freezing cold day here in Florida. I am seriously starting to think I really don’t live in Florida. So, what do you think, is society obsessed with body size? I say absolutely and if you watch the video below you will see […]

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3 excellent reasons why you should not eat a big mac!

Happy Food on Friday! I am not technically singling out a Big Mac, but Big Mac is the fast food choice of my teenager. The purpose is to educate her, and anyone else that consumes fast food more than three times a week, exactly what they are, and are not getting when you eat a […]

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throwback thursday 1953: the tv dinner

Happy Thursday! I have been reading and watching a lot of videos about vintage recipes and how our world of processed foods began. Did you, or maybe you still do, eat TV dinners? I was born in 1969 and yes I remember TV dinners. We didn’t have a microwave at first, so we had to […]

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Healthy tips on tuesday: the 1 ingredient diet

I thought it would be fun to talk about the varying and different diets that are promoted and marketed everyday. I read about the 1 Ingredient Diet just yesterday and I thought well that is strange. Then I saw one of my favorite chefs had a brand new cook book coming out on this topic. […]

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meals on Monday: Budget meals

Welcome to another Manic Monday! I hope everyone had a splendid weekend. It is finally sunny here. The weekend was cold and dreary. I decided I would keep my Budget Meals, or 5 Dollar Dinners here on the blog, rather than my Meals With Melissa subscription plan. I will refer subscribers to the blogposts in […]

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