Welcome to The Kidney Dietitian!

Your Nutrition Resource for Kidney Stones & Kidney Disease

Do you have Kidney Stones, Polycystic Kidney Disease or Chronic Kidney Disease?

Are you struggling to figure out what to eat to protect your kidneys?  Have you been given list after list of “forbidden” foods and have no idea what you actually should be eating?  Maybe you’ve even found that much of the advice you’ve been given is contradictory?

If you answered “yes” to any of these questions, I am SO happy you found me.  

Kidney healthy eating doesn’t have to be complicated!

Hi!  My name is Melanie.  I am a Registered Dietitian certified in both kidney and geriatric nutrition. I specialize in nutrition for people with kidney stones, Polycystic Kidney Disease and Chronic Kidney Disease. 

 My goal is to simplify healthy eating for kidneys so you feel confident in your food choices.  And, most importantly, your meals are delicious! 

Explore this site to learn about healthy eating for your kidneys.  Discover tasty recipes.  I am looking forward to helping you on your journey to kidney health!

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Learn how to eat to prevent kidney stones from forming

Slow the growth of kidney cysts and keep your kidneys working as they should

Slow the progression of kidney disease and delay dialysis

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