5 Cold-Busting Foods for the Kidney Diet

Viruses that cause common colds spread more easily in colder, drier air. Arm yourself with these immune-boosting foods that are also low in potassium and phosphorus.

  1. Apple: 1 medium, 158 mg potassium, 10 mg phosphorus
  2. Dried cranberries: 1/2 cup, 24 mg potassium, 5 mg phosphorus
  3. Garlic: 1 clove, 12 mg potassium, 4 mg phosphorus
  4. Pomegranate: 1/2 medium, 182 mg potassium, 28 mg phosphorus
  5. White mushrooms: 1/2 cup, 150 mg potassium, 30 mg phosphorus

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