What Foods Should You Avoid If You Have Kidney Disease?

People with kidney disease are advised to avoid foods that are high in sodium, potassium and phosphorus, according to MedlinePlus. Any foods that list sodium in the beginning of the ingredient list should be avoided. Examples of foods that are high in potassium include oranges, bananas, kiwis, potatoes, tomatoes and cooked spinach. Dairy products such as eggs, milk and cheese have high amounts of phosphorus.