Seasonable Winter Produce for a Kidney Diet

Food that's in season is more nutrient-rich and flavorful. The produce on this list is best during the winter months. Note which foods are low in potassium and which are higher in potassium, and the suggested serving size.

Low-potassium winter produce (<250 mg/serving)

  • Apples
  • Brussels sprouts
  • Cauliflower
  • Collards
  • Cranberries
  • Pears
  • Red grapes
  • Spaghetti squash
  • Tangerines

High-potassium winter produce (>250 mg/serving)

  • Beet greens and fresh beets
  • Fennel
  • Kale
  • Oranges
  • Parsnips
  • Persimmons
  • Sweet potatoes
  • Winter squash