Anemia is a common problem for many people with chronic kidney disease. Adding more high iron foods into the diet is a great way to naturally address anemia without iron supplements. Combining high iron foods with high vitamin C foods increases absorption of the iron.
This handy resource shows many different high iron foods such as different types of meat, legumes, vegetables, and nuts. Also shows high vitamin C fruits and vegetables. For people with a potassium restriction it breaks down the produce into low and high potassium categories.
Lastly, this handout shows some delicious vit C + iron combos (example hot wheat farina – high iron + strawberries – high vitamin C) to maximize your iron intake.