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Foods you should NEVER eat with Kidney Disease or on Dialysis

By | source:Here Apr 3rd, 2023

For people with kidney problems or on dialysis, there are certain foods you should avoid. These foods can negatively affect your body and even cause harm to your health.

Foods with artificial sweeteners. Artificial sweeteners are bad for people with kidney disease and on dialysis. They can also cause diabetes, weight gain, and other health problems.

Foods that are high in protein People with kidney disease should avoid high-protein foods. These include:

  • Meat, poultry and fish
  • Dairy products (milk, cheese, ice cream)
  • Eggs (eggs are not considered a dairy product)

Foods with a high protein content can be difficult for people with PKD to digest. This is because the kidneys are responsible for removing waste products from your blood and removing them through your urine. If you have this condition, eating too much protein can cause waste products to build up in your bodyArtificial sweeteners are also bad for people with diabetes. They can cause weight gain and other health problems, including insulin resistance..

Foods with a lot of sodium. You need to be careful with sodium, a mineral that can build up in the body and cause problems. Too much sodium can increase blood pressure and cause heart problems. In addition to being found naturally in foods like cheese and eggs, sodium is also added during processing or preparation of many other foods such as processed meats (like sausage), fast food burgers/sandwiches/pizza etc., sauces (like soy sauce), canned soups…

Processed meats and cured meats, such as salami, pepperoni, ham, bacon, hot dogs and others. There are many foods to avoid, but some of the worst are processed meats and cured meats. These include salami, pepperoni, ham and bacon. The reason for this is that they’re high in sodium which can cause fluid retention which makes dialysis more difficult for you. In addition to avoiding processed meats on a regular basis there are also some other things you should stay away from as well:

These foods are bad for people with kidney problems or who are on dialysis

You should avoid the following foods:

  • Red meats, such as beef and pork (including bacon)
  • Processed meats like sausage, hot dogs and ham. These include deli meats that are not made fresh in your local grocery store meat counter.
  • Eggs (fried or hard boiled)
  • Cheese and milk products such as cheese sauce, cottage cheese and milk chocolate bars may be high in protein but they also contain high levels of phosphorus which can damage your kidneys if you consume too much of it

We hope you found this article helpful! If you have any questions or concerns about what to eat with kidney disease or on dialysis, please talk to your doctor.