Category Archives: phosphorus

Can you eat well on a budget?

When trying to save money, consider store brands. But before deciding, compare the ingredient or nutrition labels. Continue reading

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Calcium is important, but limit intake

We all need calcium, but if you are managing your potassium and phosphorus intake like most dialysis patients, you have to enjoy calcium differently than you have in the past. Continue reading

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Seek Reasons to Be Grateful

SURVIVAL TIP: Pondering good thoughts makes us feel better than dwelling on difficulties. Americans celebrated Thanksgiving this past Thursday and many enjoyed the sales associated with that holiday weekend. It was a long weekend. Yippee! One the one hand, I … Continue reading

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Luxury: Eating What You Want

SURVIVAL TIP: Enjoy the luxury of eating as you likeā€”as long as you are healthy. And be responsible in getting annual blood work to catch problems early.   Within days of receiving a kidney transplant, I could eat whatever I … Continue reading

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