Tag Archives: salt
Late Stage Kidney Disease Eating Tips
There is no question that managing your diet during late stage chronic kidney disease (CKD) can be overwhelming. Depending on the stage of your kidney…Continue Reading »
Spice Up Your Life Without Salt
It is not a big secret that most of us eat way too much salt. It’s not just individuals with kidney disease who need to…Continue Reading »
5 Tips to Lowering your Salt Intake
by guest blogger DaVita dietitian Susan Zogheib, MHS, RD, LDN Salt is made up of 40 percent sodium and 60 percent chloride and is very…Continue Reading »
Please Pass Over the Salt
Following a low-sodium diet would be easier to monitor if you bought only fresh, whole foods and prepared them at home. In current times, that just doesn’t…Continue Reading »
Is sea salt or kosher salt better than table salt?
Sea salt features a coarse texture and stronger flavor compared to table salt. Sea salt is made from evaporated seawater, so sea salt contains traces…Continue Reading »
What’s the difference between salt and sodium?
Salt is composed of two minerals sodium (Na) and chloride (Cl). Table salt (NaCl) contains about 40% sodium and 60% chloride. One teaspoon of salt contains about…Continue Reading »
Kidney Diet Tip: Please Pass Over the Salt
The Dietary Guidelines for Americans recommend all people reduce sodium to 2,300 mg or less. For African Americans of any age, people who are 51 and older, or those…Continue Reading »
How much salt do you use?
If you have kidney disease or are at risk one question to ask yourself is “How much salt do you add in cooking or at the…Continue Reading »
Lower sodium in processed foods: good news for people with kidney disease
The US is experiencing rising levels of obesity, high blood pressure, diabetes and chronic kidney disease (CKD). Attempts to control these diseases, which are even…Continue Reading »
Salt: a hidden danger for people with kidney disease
A high salt intake is even more damaging to your health than eating too many calories, too much cholesterol or even smoking. That’s because eating…Continue Reading »