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Fall Foods that Support Kidney Health

Aug 21, 2020

Fall Foods for Better Kidney Health

A healthy diet helps support our health—including our kidneys. Whether you are living with CKD or trying to prevent it from developing, an important part of prolonging kidney health is a kidney-friendly diet.

Learn more about which of your favorite fall fruits and vegetables help promote healthy kidney function.

Fruits

Try adding some of these seasonal fruits to your diet to improve your kidney function:

  • Blueberries
  • Grapes
  • Apples

Vegetables

These nutrient-dense fall vegetables can help to support healthy kidney function:

  • Cauliflower
  • Kale
  • Spinach:
  • Sweet potatoes
  • Eggplant
  • Onions

Foods to Limit

While knowing which foods are good for your kidneys is essential, it is also crucial to know which foods to limit. While certain foods can be okay to enjoy now and then, be sure to limit how often you have these foods:

  • Sodas and sugary drinks
  • Canned foods
  • Processed meats
  • Fast food
  • Whole-fat dairy products
  • Pickled foods
  • Premade meals
  • Food with added salt
  • Food high in potassium and phosphorus

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