Making Dietary Adjustments When Chronic Disease Strikes

There are too many people that give up when they are diagnosed with a chronic disease. It seems like the very word “chronic” tends to make people feel as though there is nothing they can do, nothing they can change to reverse, stop, or even slow the process of chronic disease. Just the word insinuates […]

Dairy on a Low Phosphorus Diet

When you are living with chronic kidney disease, what you eat and drink can make a huge difference in your life and quality of living. Some foods and beverages can make symptoms worse, and especially if you are on a particularly restrictive diet, you have to be very careful about every ingredient. There are certain […]

Making A 1800 Calorie Renal Diet

Making a 1800 Calorie Renal Diet When you are diagnosed with kidney disease, one of the most important things that your doctor will tell you is to modify your diet according to your condition. Depending on your stage of kidney disease, your physician might recommend you to have a 1800 calorie renal diet. This 1800 […]

Renal Diabetic Diet – Five Tips to Follow

Renal Diabetic Diet – Five Tips to Follow The right diet is essential in helping you manage diabetes and renal disease. For those who have been diagnosed with renal disorders due to diabetes, they need to consult a dietitian to learn more about the appropriate eating plan that suits their condition, a renal diabetic diet. […]

How Does the Amount of Protein and Fat I Eat Affect My Blood Sugar?

This week I came across an article that I felt was interesting because it talked about the amount of fat, carbohydrate and protein in a meal and how it affects blood sugar in both diabetic and nondiabetic patients.1  .  I thought it was interesting because a lot of people are worried about the amount of […]

Menu Planning for Kidney Disease

Renal Diet Menus and the Important Part they Play in Your Overall Wellness Patients who have been diagnosed with Kidney Disease or renal failure may become overwhelmed with the news and the knowledge that their life will now include the care and maintenance of a serious illness.  When the physician diagnoses the disease and the […]

A New Way to Conquer Your Meal Plan

Subscription based program for people who need a diabetic, cardiac or renal diet.  Provides recipes, ingredients, nutritional information, and grocery lists per week for 7 meals. What does this mean – a special diet or a diabetic diet or a cardiac diet?  As a dietitian, I hear that all of the time in hospitals and […]