Kidney Diet Tips


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What are some foods that boost calories but are low in sodium, potassium and phosphorus?

Some calorie boosters include: 

butter mints
cranberry juice
cranberry sauce
fruit roll-ups
hard candy
jam or jelly
jelly beans
pancake syrup
regular soda pop
sweetened fruit drinks
cream cheese
margarine or butter
oil (canola, oilve, vegetable)
sour cream
whipped topping

Sara Colman, RD, CDE

Sara Colman, RD, CDE

Sara is a renal dietitian with over 20 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 currently 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.