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Are you looking for the latest tips and expert advise on food and fitness?  The Food Fitness First blog is your answer.  We will provide you with the help you need for all ages and different types of dietary challenges.  We have experts in diabetes, pediatrics, sport nutrition and much more.  So check us out often.

Dialysis

How does Dialysis work?

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BP and Kidney Disease

What's your blood pressure?

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Renal Food Spiral Dairy: What You Need to Know

Everything you need to know about milk and dairy on the Renal Food Spiral.

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HBV Protein

Protein has many nutritional benefits that your body needs.

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Phosphorus

Learn about the many functions of Phosphorus in your body.

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Renal Food Spiral Starches: What You Need to Know

Everything you need to know about bread and starches on the Renal Food Spiral.

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Renal Food Spiral Vegetables: What You Need to Know

Everything you need to know about vegetables on the Renal Food Spiral.

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Renal Food Spiral Fruits: What You Need to Know

Everything you need to know about fruit on the Renal Food Spiral.

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Renal Food Spiral Meats: What You Need to Know

Everything you need to know about meat, fish, and other protein on the Renal Food Spiral.

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Renal Food Spiral Fats: What You Need to Know

Everything you need to know about Fats on the Renal Food Spiral.

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Renal Food Spiral Protein: What You Need to Know

My dietitian at dialysis says “Your protein is low.” What can I do about it?

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Labs to Assess in Renal Disease

Normal range for lab values may vary depending on reference used or a laboratory’s reference values.

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Hiccups

Everything you need to know about hiccups.

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CKD and the Stages of Kidney Disease

What is Kidney Disease?

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How To Improve Dry Mouth When On Dialysis

Learn the many ways we think you can avoid bad dry mouth when on dialysis.

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Spice Things Up Without Sodium

Salt does not always have to be your go-to spice! There are many other flavorful options out there.

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Portion Control

Portion control is critical to a healthy diet. Know how much of certain foods you should be eating, or not eating.

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10 Tips to Limit Fluid Overload

Stay healthy and happy by maintaining fluid levels in your body while on dialysis.

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What is the Renal Food Spiral?

Interested in learning about our Renal Food Spiral®? Here are the basics you should know.

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Find Your Tribe & Get Healthy

Exercising is already hard, so want some advice on a fun workout activity that best suits you and how to find a community of peo…

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Featured Recipes


Healthy Pizza

A great meal for the whole family! Healthy toppings make a beloved food more nutritious.

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Veggie Quesadilla

A nutritious Mexican meal full of vegetables and cheese that will melt in your mouth.

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Morning Toast

Looking for a yummy and healthy morning toast recipe? Try this simple and light avocado, egg white toast for your next breakfast…

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Tuna Salad

Wanting al light and refreshing salad for lunch? Try this tuna with grapes and vegetables as a dish or top to a kale or spinach …

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Shrimp Caesar Salad

Enjoy this satisfying Spring salad with an abundance of vegetables and fresh shrimp!

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Veggie Omelet

Looking for an easy vegetarian breakfast option? Try this vegetable omelet to spice up your breakfast!

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