Nutrition is key to managing kidney disease and your overall health. Learn more about food and your kidneys here.


Click on a stage for more information. Be sure to talk with your healthcare practitioner about your individual nutrition needs.

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How a healthy diet to help prevent the progression of kidney disease.
Most patients on dialysis need to limit the amount of sodium, potassium, and phosphorus in their diets.
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After a kidney transplant, your diet will still be an important part of maintaining your overall health.
If you have had kidney stones, you may need to follow a special diet to prevent kidney stones coming back.


The DASH diet has been shown to help decrease blood pressure and lower the risk for heart disease, stroke, cancer, and kidney stones.
Studies show that eating whole grains, nuts, fruits and vegetables is one of the most important ways to keep kidneys healthy.

Managing nutrients


We have collections of recipes geared towards kidney health. Search or browse recipes below, based on your needs and preferences.