Handouts for Low-Potassium Diets Disproportionately Restrict Fruits and Vegetables

Several recent publications, including an expert summary on hyperkalemia management, have encouraged plant-based foods for patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD) and highlighted the impact of potassium additives on total potassium intake. The aim of this research brief was to investigate if and/or how current recommendations for low-potassium diet may incorporate these new recommendations.