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  • What You Should Know About Sarcopenia

    Natural muscle loss is very common as we get older. On average, adults lose 3% of their muscle strength every year, which can begin as early as the age of 30. There are several main causes of sarcopenia, and those who suffer from obesity, diabetes and low levels of vitamin D are more susceptible to it. 
  • Dietitian Sparknotes: Sarcopenia

    Our dietitians distill the key information regarding sarcopenia and provide a downloadable guide that you can share with patients.
  • Protein 101: What it is, and why it matters to you (and your kidneys)

    What is protein? Why is protein important? What foods have protein? How much protein do I need? What are my protein needs if I’m on dialysis? What are some ways I can incorporate protein at each meal?What about protein supplements?
    Our dietitians answer all your questions.
  • What are the Health Benefits of Collagen Protein?

    Collagen plays a critical role in health and wellness, and is often associated with beauty, anti-aging, and sports performance. So, what is collagen and how can it help you? 
  • Key Takeaways from the Kidney Disease Outcomes Quality Initiative (KDOQI) Guidelines

    Vidafuel’s dietitians provide the abridged version Kidney Disease Outcomes Quality Initiative (KDOQI) updated guidelines. This review will provide key takeaways of Guidelines 1-4 with a particular focus Nutritional Supplementation.
  • Halloween themed activities for your patients

    Resources for the dietitian's toolbox. These halloween-themed activity sheets are sure to engage.
  • Vidafuel Dietitian's Favorite Quick & Easy Recipes!

    Our dietitians put together a few kidney-friendly, quick & tasty recipes for boosting protein intake, guilt free snacking and easy dinner ideas. You AND your loved ones will enjoy! Comment below on what you liked best and any substitutions you made!

  • Kidney-friendly protein packed with amino acids to boost your immune system.

    Research demonstrates that adequate intake of essential and non-essential amino acids is important for keeping your immune system strong and able to fight off infection and viruses. Our dietitians have compiled the best protein options for you to incorporate into your diet.