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Find Extra Flavor with Low-Sodium Sauces

Adding a sauce to a recipe can bring pizzazz to what was once a dull meal. DaVita® dietitian Erin Dickerson explains how you can bring extra flavor to your kidney diet without going overboard on your sodium intake.

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Recipe Adjustments for Low- and High-Protein Kidney Diets

Protein is an important nutrient in the kidney diet, but depending on the stage of kidney disease you’re in, your need for it can vary. Find out how you can adjust recipes so that you meet your prescribed amount of protein when you are on a kidney diet.

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Cooking with Rice: Tips for a Kidney Diet

Rice is a staple food for many cultures and serves as a main calorie source throughout the world. That’s why it is good for people with kidney disease or those on dialysis to know that rice can be incorporated into a kidney diet. Explore the tips about rice and the many rice recipes found on

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