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5 Kidney-Friendly Snacks for Less Than $1

Next time you feel hungry between meals, grab one of these kidney-friendly snacks* that won’t break the bank. If these get your mouth watering, just remember to avoid snacks high in phosphorus, potassium, sodium and calcium. If you eat a snack that contains phosphorus, ask your dietitian if you need to take a phosphate binder.

  1. 1 medium pear
  2. 4-ounce fruit cup snack
  3. 1-ounce bag of unsalted pretzels
  4. 1 Popsicle
  5. 3 ounces of unsalted canned tuna

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* If you have diabetes, discuss snack choices with your dietitian.

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