Top Healthy Foods for People with Kidney Disease

Egg Whites

5. Egg Whites

Egg yolks are highly nutritious, but also contain a lot of phosphorus, so folks with kidney disease do best to stick to the whites. Egg whites are high in protein but low in phosphorus, so they are often especially recommended for people who are undergoing dialysis. Dialysis patients typically have higher protein needs.

In two large egg whites (66 grams):

  • Sodium: 110 mg
  • Potassium: 108 mg
  • Phosphorus: 10 mg