Kidney Diet Tips

Pizza: The Best Kidney-Friendly Choices

You may have celebrated National Cheese Pizza Day on September 5th, but did you know October is National Pizza Month? Pizza shows up on your kidney diet limit list, but that does not mean you can never enjoy pizza again. DaVita dietitians have identified the “ Top 7 Pizza’s for a Kidney Diet ” from the DaVita pizza recipe collection. These pizza recipes are lower in sodium, potassium and phosphorus compared to take-out and frozen pizza.

Check out the recently released “ Today’s Kidney Diet Sandwiches, Burgers and Pizza ” cookbook to see pizza photos and recipes.

In addition, the cookbook provides 8 tips for ordering pizza when you don’t have time to cook. With a few ingredient changes and portion control take-out pizza may not blow your kidney diet.

Visit and explore these diet and nutrition resources:

DaVita Food Analyzer

DaVita Dining Out Guides

Today’s Kidney Diet Cookbooks

DaVita Kidney-Friendly Recipes

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Kidney Smart® Virtual Classes

This article is for informational purposes only and is not a substitute for medical advice or treatment. Consult your physician and dietitian regarding your specific diagnosis, treatment, diet and health questions.

Sara Colman, RDN, CDCES

Sara Colman, RDN, CDCES

Sara is a renal dietitian with over 30 years experience working with people with diabetes and kidney disease. She is co-author of the popular kidney cookbook "Cooking for David: A Culinary Dialysis Cookbook". Sara is the Manager of Kidney Care Nutrition for DaVita. She analyzes recipes and creates content, resources and tools for the kidney community. In her spare time Sara loves to spend time with her young grandson, including fun times together in her kitchen.