Phosphorus in the kidney disease diet: Holiday edition
Keeping the right level of phosphorus in your body can affect the health of your bones, heart, and blood vessels. Phosphorus can be controlled through diet and medicines, but there can be serious consequences of not managing phosphorus in the right way. Although controlling phosphorus intake may be extra challenging around the holidays, there are ways to continue enjoying food while maintaining a healthy level of nutrients in your body.
Our speaker, Carolyn Feibig, is a registered dietitian who specializes in diet planning for people with kidney disease. Ms. Feibig will discuss:
- The relationship of phosphorus to kidney disease
- Tips and tricks to manage phosphorus during the holidays
- The consequences of not managing phosphorus well