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August 10, 2010

Lower sodium in processed foods: good news for people with kidney disease


4 Comments to “Lower sodium in processed foods: good news for people with kidney disease”

  1. philip perry said,

    August 11, 2010 @ 3:21 pm

    I have heard that drinking cherry juice will aid in the treatment of Chronic Kidney desease. CKD.
    Has anyone heard of this?

  2. Cherry Wilson said,

    September 29, 2010 @ 6:59 am

    I’ve been told sea salt is lower in potasium. Is that correct?

  3. DaVita Dietitian Sara said,

    September 30, 2010 @ 5:31 pm

    No, not according to my nutrient analysis data. Six grams (1 teaspoon) of gray sea salt contains 15.6 mg potassium and 1920 mg sodium. In comparison, 6 grams of table salt contains less than 1 mg potassium but sodium is higher at 2325 mg.

  4. DaVita Dietitian Sara said,

    September 30, 2010 @ 5:44 pm

    I am not familiar with any research related to cherry juice however cherries are high in antioxidants and have been shown to reduce inflammation when eaten daily. There may be a benefit for kidney patients who have inflammation. Here’s an article you may be interested in reading.
    Top 15 healthy foods for people with kidney disease


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