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High Potassium in Chronic Kidney Disease

High Potassium in Chronic Kidney Disease Sliced Oranges, Grapefruit and Kiwi Fruit

Today is National High Potassium Awareness Day! The American Association of Kidney Patients has celebrated this day for the past three years and the date is anything but random! May 1st is representative of the blood potassium level of 5.1 mEg/L to be under to be considered within a safe range. What is Potassium? Potassium […]

Salt-Free Spice Blends from Around the World

Salt-Free Spice Blends from Around the World Variety of herbs and spices on a dark grey background. Cinnamon stick, rosemary, black pepper, paprika, thyme, etc. are placed on spoons.

Adding spices and herbs to your food is one of the best ways to bring flavor to your dishes without salt! Using inspiration from different cultures around the globe, this guide is meant to help you get creative in the kitchen and try new things while continuing to stick with your health goals. This year’s […]

Nutritionist vs. Dietitian: Knowing the Difference

Nutritionist vs. Dietitian: Knowing the Difference Dietitian counseling a patient while sitting on a blue couch

March is National Nutrition Month and today is National Registered Dietitian Day! This brings up an important topic within the field of nutrition: what is the difference between a nutritionist vs dietitian? If you’ve just been diagnosed with a chronic disease, be it heart disease, diabetes, or chronic kidney disease, your doctor may have referred […]

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