Kidney-Friendly, Homemade Milk Substitutes

Milk substitutes are often recommended for kidney diets because the potassium and phosphorus is much lower compared to milk. However, not all milk substitutes are kidney-friendly. Some are enriched with a large amount of calcium, and may contain phosphate additives and salt, so a close look at the label and ingredient list is recommended. A better option is to make your own milk substitute to avoid unwanted additives. DaVita dietitians have created four easy options: