Kidney-Friendly Foods

Onions help flavor renal-diet foods without salt. Sautéing onions, garlic, olive oil, and herbs adds taste without harming kidneys.

1. Onions

2. Bell peppers

Bell peppers are low in potassium but high in vitamins A and C and antioxidants.

3. Skinless chicken

Chicken breast without the skin has less fat and iron than chicken breast with the skin.

Cabbage is a cruciferous veggie that gives you vitamins, minerals, and compounds that fight free radicals.

4. Cabbage

5. Bulgur

Bulgur is a whole grain wheat food that is better for your kidneys than other whole grains that have more potassium and phosphorus.

Olive oil is good for you because it has vitamin E and is mostly made up of healthy fats. It also has no phosphorus, which makes it a good choice for people with kidney disease.

6. Olive oil

Buckwheat is a whole grain that has a low amount of potassium. It also has fiber, magnesium, iron, and B vitamins.

7. Buckwheat

Garlic is a tasty choice to salt because it adds flavor to food while also being good for you.

8. Garlic

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