January 20, 2010
DaVita Diet Helper can help with 2010 diet resolutions
January is a great time to make positive lifestyle changes. If you have chronic kidney disease (CKD) or are a dialysis patient, consider resolutions around eating better to keep your nutrition up and manage potassium, phosphorus, sodium and fluid the best you can.
Among the DaVita resources, several tools are available to help you stay on track. There are Diet and Nutrition articles, kidney-friendly cooking videos and my favorite, DaVita Diet Helper. All of these resources can help you stick with your 2010 kidney diet resolutions.
Sign up for DaVita Diet Helper an online kidney meal planner. This one-of-a-kind planner uses your diet prescription for protein and potassium to create several weeks of kidney-friendly meals including recipes, what to serve with the recipe and what to snack on in between meals. A shopping list makes it convenient and easy to put it all together. Best of all, there’s no charge for this wonderful tool.
Over the past several months the following new Quick and Easy meals were added to existing two weeks of meals in DaVita Diet Helper:
Egg Muffin Sandwich
Quick Fluffy Eggs in a Mug
Easy Overnight French Toast
Beefy Taco Salad
Chicken Broccoli Pasta Toss
Spicy Brunch Wraps
Crunchy Tofu Stir Fry
Grilled Pork and Pineapple Kabobs
Honey Glazed Chicken with Squash
Italian Style Stuffed Pepper
Lemony Chicken with Pasta and
Rosemary Roasted Salmon
The recipes are included in a complete meal that puts the renal diet together for you based on the diet prescription you select. The meal includes sides and beverage in addition to the main entree recipe. Food choices, carbohydrate choices and a nutrition profile is included with each meal.
You can also add your own meals, recipes and foods to DaVita Diet Helper, so this tool can easily become your online resource for planning, tracking and storing your favorite kidney-friendly recipes and meals.
Kidney diet resources from DaVita.com
Review and rate recipes
Monthly Recipe Alerts
DaVita Diet Helper