PKD Connection Blog

Today is National Running Day! As a runner, your diet is important not only for maintaining good health, but also to promote peak performance. As a kidney patient AND a runner, proper nutrition and hydration can make or break a […]

As a dietitian, I am always on the look out for new and “exciting” food items to add to my family’s menu. What I discovered this time around at the grocery store might just be that exciting addition that I […]

Credit: Servings: 4 Ingredients: 1/4 pound raw sugar snap peas 1 peeled and sliced Hass avocado 1/2 teaspoon Dijon mustard 1 tablespoon lemon juice 1 tablespoon olive oil 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt 1/8 teaspoon freshly ground pepper Preparation: In a […]

There may be nothing worse than being physically exhausted, looking forward to bedtime after a long day, but as soon as you hit the pillow, that familiar feeling, unfortunately, starts to set in. That irresistible urge to move the legs […]

As a dietitian, I am always watched when sharing meals with others. I can’t attend a dinner, with others, without guests being mindful of their choices (and mine), while explaining their food choices, nutrition goals, disease states, etc.. I love […]

My oldest daughter, Halle, inspires this week’s blog. Out of my three children, Halle is my very best eater. She is the epitome of health, a dietitian’s dream when it comes to her food palette. She is most comfortable on […]

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 […]