Best Summer Fruits And Vegetables For Chronic Kidney Disease And Dialysis Patients


It’s summer—that amazing time of year when fresh produce abounds. However, Chronic Kidney Disease and Dialysis patients are often hesitant to jump in and grab their favorite fruits and vegetables because they are concerned that it does not meet their Dietary Restrictions. While they want the great nutrients from fruits and vegetables, patients can often feel as though their hands are tied due to the high potassium levels of various summer produce. Try the following list for particularly good choices of fruits and veggies that most Chronic Kidney Disease and Dialysis patients can enjoy in the summer: 


  • Blackberries
  • Blueberries
  • Cherries
  • Grapes
  • Peaches
  • Plums
  • Raspberries
  • Strawberries
  • Watermelon (1 cup per day)


  • Carrots
  • Cauliflower
  • Cucumber
  • Eggplant
  • Green beans
  • Lettuce
  • Onion
  • Peppers (sweet and bell)
  • Potatoes (leached)
  • Snow peas
  • Summer squash
  • Radishes

Consider printing this article or writing down the names of these tasty tailored summer season fruits and vegetables and keep it handy for the next time you go shopping. When you are enjoying this ultra-healthy select produce as a snack or a great tasting meal, you will thank for the very fresh taste and the great nutritional benefits. Be sure to bookmark on your computer, tablet or mobile device for more great tips and insights.

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