Friday, June 18, 2010

TOPIC DISCUSSION: Phosphorous containing foods

We all tell ESRD patients to avoid phos containing foods. Additives to foods also contain a lot of phos that might be missed.  A nice tool developed by Case Western helps out physicians and patients. It takes you by the Fast Food Restaurant and tells you how much phos is in each food product and how much in additives.
Not only that, it then gives an option for a better choice to eat. Check it out

Other good references are: ( both are articles by one of Nephronpower bloggers: Ojas Mehta)
Image courtesy:
Rimda Wanchoo, MD

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