Blog & Recipes

Kidney Stones & PKD, Can Nutrition Help? Oct 25, 2022

Diet and lifestyle both factor into the risk of forming a kidney stone.  With PKD it's important to consider both for preventing a first, or even a second stone from forming.

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What is a Good Fluid Goal for Polycystic Kidney Disease? Oct 05, 2022

Have you been told to drink more fluid or to stay hydrated? Maybe even read online that it is beneficial for Polycystic Kidney Disease (PKD).  That's pretty generic advice…What does it...

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Kidney Stone Risk & Polycystic Kidney Disease, are they connected? Sep 08, 2022

With Polycystic Kidney Disease (PKD) there is a much higher risk of developing a kidney stone.  Not only are they painful, but stones can also cause scarring damage to your kidneys.  In...

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Blackberry & Coconut Flax Parfait Aug 11, 2022

Easy to prep, full of flavor and fiber - starting your day off right!  These blackberry, coconut, and flax parfaits are Keto and meal plan friendly.  

 


 

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What are Coconut Aminos? Are they good for PKD? Jul 18, 2022

Let’s take a look at Coconut Aminos. We will explore what they are, how they are made, how they compare to other sauce options, and if they are a good condiment choice for ADPKD.

 

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Chickpea Shawarma Bowl Jul 15, 2022

A quick and flavorful way to “cook” up some chickpeas as a tasty topper for any salad. But oh my, the dressing on this Shawarma bowl is a magical blend of tahini and Greek yogurt.

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Keto & PKD - Two Myths and One Truth Jun 21, 2022

There is a lot of confusion about what ketogenic diet therapies are.  The terms “Low-Carb” and “Ketogenic” tend to be used interchangeably.  They are not the same...

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What is Sugar & Does it Affect Polycystic Kidney Disease? May 19, 2022

Consuming added sugar is associated with negative health effects including increased risk of weight gain and obesity, diabetes, and heart disease.  Let’s explore how added sugar can...

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The Top 5 Nuts & Seeds for PKD Mar 14, 2022

Nuts and seeds may be tiny, but they are nutrient-rich powerhouses that offer unique health benefits.  What are the best ones for PKD?  This is a question I get asked often so wanted to...

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Is Olive Oil Good For PKD Health? Feb 22, 2022

February is "American Heart Month", appropriately your monthly PKD Health intention is to FOCUS ON HEALTHY FAT!

Got questions about what fat is healthy? Wondering if dietary fat is connected...

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Intention: Try a new recipe Jan 21, 2022

The health benefits of cooking, and eating, at home greatly outweigh any other way of eating.  To start cooking more at home, a good first step is to explore and try new recipes.

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Polycystic Kidney Disease and Diet Sep 07, 2021

Food is important! Both for enjoyment but also for health. Too often with Polycystic Kidney Disease (PKD), these two aspects of eating don’t seem to connect at all.  Why?  Because...

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