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A person with chronic kidney disease may have to follow a low-potassium diet, according to the National Kidney Foundation. Healthy kidneys regulate the amount of potassium in the body, but when disease compromises the ki... More »

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A typical low-potassium diet may be ordered by a doctor, and it typically represents several food groups with foods that are known to have low potassium levels, such as certain proteins, vegetables and fruits. In some ca... More »

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When patients have chronic kidney disease, a low-potassium renal diet is important because their kidneys may not be working properly. A function of the kidneys is to regulate the amount of potassium in the body. If kidne... More »

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