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An iced drink with a green straw surrounded by coconuts and limes.

Is Coconut Water Good for My Kidneys?

 Coconuts are native to Asia and the Pacific Islands. Coconut water (or coconut juice) ...
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Herbal Supplements and CKD

Herbal medicines have been used by humans for over 5,000 years. Today, herbal (sometimes ...
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Understanding the Renal Diet: Sodium

The most frequently asked question that renal dietitians hear is, "What should I eat?" ...
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A pair of strawberries next to a spoonful of sugar.

Natural Sugar vs. Added Sugar: Know the Difference!

Have you ever heard someone say they avoid fruits because of “too much sugar?” ...
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Decoding the Food Label: Percent Daily Value (% DV)

Have you ever looked at a food label and wondered, "What is Percent Daily ...
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Thoughts on Intermittent Fasting

The practice of fasting has been around since ancient times, mainly for religious reasons. ...
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Various fruits and vegetables.

Fresh, Frozen or Canned Vegetables?

Getting a lot of fresh vegetables in your diet is important.  But do you ...
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A prepared meal on skewers.

To Keto or Not to Keto?

The ketogenic diet, or “keto diet," is one of a series of trendy low-carbohydrate ...
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A woman surprising her friend with a gift in a box.

Gift-Giving Guide For People Living with CKD

Special occasions like birthdays and holidays are joyous times, but it can be challenging ...
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