My Renal Nutrition videos

These videos have been created to help you understand more about the kidneys, kidney disease and the dietary management of this condition.

 

All about potassium

This short video aims to provide basic information regarding potassium including what happens to potassium in the body when the kidneys are not working well, reducing your intake of potassium including how to reduce your intake of potassium additives and understanding low potassium cooking methods. The video also provides suggestions for lower potassium food and drink options. It is important to speak to your healthcare professional with regards to your diet and which foods and drinks are suitable for you.

 

All about phosphate

This short video aims to provide basic information regarding phosphate including what happens to phosphate in the body when the kidneys are not working well, reducing your intake of phosphate including how to reduce your intake of phosphate additives and how to make lower phosphate dietary choices. It is important to speak to your healthcare professional with regards to your diet and which foods and drinks are suitable for you.

 

All about salt

This short video aims to provide basic information regarding salt (sodium) including what happens to sodium when the kidneys are not working well, reducing your intake of salt and reading food labels. It is important to speak to your healthcare professional with regards to your diet and which foods and drinks are suitable for you.

 

Tube feeding

The 5 short videos below aim to provide basic information regarding the importance of nutrition in kidney disease, why tube feeding may be advised by a Healthcare Professional, types of feeding tubes and answers to common questions regarding tube feeding. It is important to speak to your Healthcare Professional if you have any questions with regards to your diet and / or tube feeding.