Foodie Friday: How To Make A Family Meal Plan CKD Friendly

This week has been an interesting week.  We did not follow the menu exactly due to some food preferences, and dislike of some of the choices I made.  At any rate, I will go over each meal and how I made them more CKD friendly.  Some of these we have not eaten yet, as the […]

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Foodie Friday: Making My Weekly Meal Plan Kidney-Friendly

So, I have decided to make my Foodie Friday posts about how I make my family meal plan more kidney-friendly for me.  Sometimes I don’t have to change much, but other meals I modify quite a bit for me.  I don’t expect my family to give up all the things they love just because I […]

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Organic Candy and CKD

Updated 9/22/2021 I found the website I am going to share with you quite by accident while researching another topic.  It is not just Organic Candy that they offer either.  They have candy for specific diets, allergies, gluten-free, vegan etc.  What did I like most about this website?  Well for someone with CKD, organic is […]

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My Top 5 Halloween Candy Picks for CKD

If you read this blog then you know I am stage 3A, stable and want to keep it that way.  I would actually be thrilled to be stage 2 again, but doctors discourage that thought.  Starting with Halloween begins the holiday seasons of stressful parties, eating, over-eating, and not feeling well.  It doesn’t have to […]

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The Importance of Phosphorus and Risks with CKD

Phosphorus is a very important element that all human bodies require to stay healthy.  However, when you have Chronic Kidney Disease, remember I am stage 3, but there are 5 stages, the kidneys can not remove the excess Phosphorus that the body does not use.  That means the Phosphorus will build up in the blood, […]

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I Love Pizza, But I Have CKD

We are huge pizza lovers in this house.  We eat pizza at least a couple of times a month.  But, with CKD this is very hard.  Pizza is full of sodium, phosphorus and potassium, among other things.  For me, with CKD, the three I mentioned are of the most importance.   I am going to review […]

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