Finding Low Sodium Salad Dressing
Aug05

Finding Low Sodium Salad Dressing

I am a Registered Dietitian (RD) with lots of experience in the food manufacturing industry (Kraft Foods and Campbell Soup Company to name two) and I want to continue to talk with you very directly about how to achieve a low sodium lifestyle so that you control kidney disease and hypertension. So let’s start by talking about one of the most common sources of sodium and salt in the American diet. I realize that the common...

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Suave Your Sweetheart
Feb10

Suave Your Sweetheart

By the Registered Dietitians at 2YourHealth Even with diabetes and CKD (Chronic Kidney Disease), you can still enjoy delicious food especially when preparing a meal for your sweetie on Valentine’s Day. It’s much easier to cut back on sodium, sugar, and processed foods when you have healthy herbs and spices along with fresh fruits and vegetables to add to your meal. According to the National Kidney Foundation, diabetes and...

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50 Foods Low In Potassium
Nov22

50 Foods Low In Potassium

If you have high blood pressure or diabetes, you have probably seen the federal guidelines for sodium but perhaps not for potassium. The current recommendation from the Institutes of Medicine is 4700 mg per day for people over age 14 with normal kidney function. Most dietitians will tell you that potassium is a critical mineral for proper functioning of some cells in the body such as muscles and nerves. The good news is that potassium...

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17 Kidney Friendly Foods To Savor
Sep23

17 Kidney Friendly Foods To Savor

Are you “kidney conscious”? Because of what the Institutes of Medicine and the National Institutes of Health tell us, we all (especially people over 50) need to pay attention to kidney health.  One of the most important ways to be kidney conscious is to maintain a healthy weight.  Why?  Because one of the primary associations with Type 2 Diabetes is obesity.  Type 2 Diabetes and High Blood Pressure lead to kidney damage when they are...

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A Caesar Salad for the Senses
Feb01

A Caesar Salad for the Senses

  Here at 2 Your Health, we not only want to inform you on nutrition information, recipes, healthy choices, and up to date health and medical information, but we want to tantalize your taste buds and remind you how pleasurable and delightful food can be. Enjoying and savoring a meal is something we can do with all five senses. The psychological and physical satisfaction of eating a well-balanced meal does more than nourish our bodies....

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