PKD Connection Blog

They say you are what you eat, so it makes sense that eating healthy foods can help you stay, healthy. This long time rule of thumb…kept ringing through my head, as I suffered through my first, and hopefully, last cold […]

5…4…3…2…1….Happy New Years!!!! Nutrition resolutions remain at the top of lists this year. As a dietitian I would prefer that you keep nutrition at the top of your to-do lists everyday, but even I stray a bit, if I’m being […]

Parties, family dinners, and other gatherings where food is served are all part of the holiday cheer. But the merriment can change to misery if food makes you or others ill. Typical symptoms of food borne illness are vomiting, diarrhea, […]

Don’t you wish you could do this with your lab work sometimes? Maybe set your phosphorus and/or potassium lower to start your holiday season? Giving yourself a bit of insurance so you wouldn’t have to scrutinize everything you put in […]

  Credit: Most days of the year, I am all about striving to eat healthy. Feeding my families and my body with the appropriate fuel to support health is key. But then there are those special times—like Halloween—when it’s […]

FOODIE: A foodie is a person who loves or has a deep admiration for food and eating food. Does not necessarily have to be fat, but like eating. They might feel happy or very at peace when being around food. […]

The age of nonfat foods seems to be drawing to a close as the benefits of certain fats, particularly omega-3 fatty acids, make the headlines almost daily. To date, the Institute of Medicine at the National Academy of Sciences has […]