DaVita.com Kidney Education http://www.davita.com DaVita provides a complete range of dialysis treatments and support services for patients living with chronic kidney failure, also known as end stage renal disease, or ESRD. Milk Alternatives for People with Chronic Kidney Disease http://www.davita.com/diet-and-nutrition/lifestyle/milk-alternatives-for-people-with-chronic-kidney-disease/a/6809

Although many people recognize milk as a great source of vitamins and minerals, it is high in phosphorus, potassium and calcium, which can accumulate to dangerously high levels in people with chronic kidney disease (CKD). That doesn’t mean milk products have to be taken out of the kidney diet completely, however. Discover the milk alternatives that can be used in recipes, poured over cereals or that you can drink with your favorite meal.