The Complete Renal Diet Cookbook: Stage-by-Stage Nutritional Guidelines, Meal Plans, and Recipes (Paperback)
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Everything you need to know for managing chronic kidney disease through diet
Eating the rights foods is essential when you're dealing with chronic kidney disease (CKD). The Complete Renal Diet Cookbook takes the stress out of mealtime and makes it easy to focus on your health. This comprehensive guide starts off with a thorough explanation of CKD, its five stages, and the body's nutritional needs during each stage. Then it helps you put that information into practice with recipes that make healthy eating simple and enjoyable.
The Complete Renal Diet Cookbook features:
- Meal plans for each stage—Getting started with the renal diet is simple thanks to weeklong meal plans created for individuals in stages 1-3, 4, and 5 of CKD.
- Customizable recipes—While recipes are written for use in specific stages, they also feature tips for adapting them to other stages of renal disease or for common comorbidities like diabetes and heart disease.
- Nutrition at a glance—The Complete Renal Diet Cookbook helps you plan out your meals quickly and effectively with recipes that include nutrition information for each serving.
Take control of your kidney health with The Complete Renal Diet Cookbook.
About the Author
EMILY CAMPBELL, RD, CDE, MScFN, is the owner of Kidney Nutrition, where she helps those living with chronic kidney disease make important nutrition and lifestyle changes. She is the author of The Complete Renal Diet Cookbook and is passionate about making nutrition recommendations.
“This is an easy-to-read guide to get you started on a successful path to living with CKD. This book has great information, recipes, substitutions, and an easy meal plan for each stage of CKD. If you have been wondering where to start, this book will help you every step of the way.” —Linda Blaylock, chef, author, owner of CKD Culinary Consulting and consultant for American Kidney Fund
“If you have chronic kidney disease or cook for a person with this condition, stop looking elsewhere for knowledge and inspiration, Emily’s cookbook has everything you need. It’s a wealth of information and has yummy recipes.” —Dr. Joanna Sasal MD, nephrologist at Unity Health Toronto
“Those living with kidney disease know only too well that the renal diet can be confusing and overwhelming. Emily uses her expertise to take you step-by-step through the stages of kidney disease, clearly explaining how to modify your eating pattern to help gain control of the disease. Not only does Emily take the confusion out of eating with kidney disease, she also makes it delicious with her extensive meal plans and easy-to-prepare recipes. I will definitely be recommending this book in my renal community.” —Fiona Bellefeuille, registered dietitian
“Living with chronic kidney disease is life-changing, and eating well is an important part of disease management. Emily’s expertise in the field of renal nutrition shines through in The Complete Renal Diet Cookbook, an educational, readable, and practical guide to living well on a renal diet.” —Alison Thomas, nurse practitioner, Hemodialysis
“If you have chronic kidney disease and have ever felt stressed or overwhelmed by it, this is the book for you. Emily breaks down everything you need to know about managing your CKD in a healthy way in easy and realistic steps. Everyone with CKD should have this book at home!” —Kellsey Reed, registered dietitian, CKD Nutrition