Finding recipes that meet your dietary concerns can sometimes be a challenge. Here's a list of our favorite recipes sources:
Individuals with compromised kidney function should adhere to a kidney or renal diet. A doctor or dietitian will usually want to control the amount of protein, sodium, and potassium included in the diet plan. A wonderful resource for kidney diet-friendly recipes is DaVita’s website. While their primary business is dialysis centers across the US, they have a comprehensive collection of recipes at the link below.
Diabetic meal plans focus on cutting down sugar intake (simple carbs), and increasing intake of fruits, vegetables, lean proteins, and whole grains. In fact, a diabetic friendly diet is really the best eating plan for almost everyone! Diabetic Living’s website provides an assortment of healthy diabetic-friendly recipes.
It would be a good idea for most Americans to try and reduce their sodium intake, although it’s especially important for seniors with cardiac issues. But it isn’t just as simple as taking the saltshaker off the table – so many processed ingredients are loaded with sodium that you have to be careful about what you’re buying. Mayo Clinic has a long list of healthy, yet simple low-sodium recipes.
For vegetarians and vegans, finding satisfying and filling recipes can be a challenge. Fortunately, Vegetarian Times has a variety of creative recipes to choose from.
For individuals with Celiac disease, eliminating gluten is a must. Others with gluten sensitivities may benefit from a gluten-free diet as well, this has become increasingly popular in the last few years. Celiac.org is a great resource for gluten-free recipes.