Learn about how your kidneys work and why they are so important. Find out if you are at risk for kidney disease and what tests you need to check your kidney health.
Understanding kidney health
Kidney health testing
Diet & Nutrition
Nutrition is key to managing kidney disease and your overall health.
Giving up salt does not mean giving up flavor. Learn to season your food with herbs and spices.
The DASH diet has been shown to help decrease blood pressure and lower the risk for heart disease, stroke, cancer, and kidney stones.
Studies show that eating whole grains, nuts, fruits and vegetables is one of the most important ways to keep kidneys healthy.
Most patients in the early stages of kidney disease need to limit the amount of sodium in their diet.
Looking for guidance on a kidney-friendly diet? Find a dietitian in your area.