Plant-Focused Keto PKD.

A couple happily standing with a selection of fresh vegetables, showcasing joy in a healthy lifestyle

Discover Plant-Based Proteins

In this video, Diana Bruen, MS, RDN, discuss plant-based and animal-based proteins for kidney disease. Diana also discusses recommendations on how to keep one’s kidneys healthy and maintain a kidney-healthy lifestyle.

Check out Plant-Based Proteins: What You Need To Know | Proteins & Kidney Disease ft. Diana Bruen on YouTube.

What is a Plant-Focused Ketogenic Diet Anyway?

Plant-focused, ketogenic diets can be a powerful change for people with polycystic kidney disease and people in general.

Learn more in this short video where Santa Barbara Nutrients interviews Jessianna Saville, a Registered Dietitian and Board Certified Specialist in Renal Nutrition (CSR).

Link to video on YouTube

The Ren.Nu Program

A plant-focused low oxalate nutrition program for people with PKD developed by PKD research experts and renal nutrition experts. In this program, you will learn about the what, why, and how of PKD nutrition.

Click here to read the first paper in the scientific literature describing the Ren. Nu program. The paper describes the features of the Ren. Nu program and reports the first qualitative experiences of a group of beta testers.

Dietary Interventions in ADPKD

A news release from UCSB about a published paper titled “Ketogenic dietary interventions in autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease—a retrospective case series study: first insights into the feasibility, safety, and effects.”

This paper was published based on the research findings from the Weimbs laboratory at the University of California Santa Barbara (UCSB).

Keto and ADPKD

The clinical study below looked into the feasibility of a ketogenic diet and polycystic kidney disease. The results might surprise you.

Learn about Ketogenic Metabolic Therapy

Dr. Thomas Weimbs, President and Founder of Santa Barbara Nutrients, speaks with a variety of healthcare professionals and individuals about the benefits of ketogenic metabolic therapy for the dietary management of kidney disease and other chronic conditions.

View the ketogenic metabolic therapy video library on the Santa Barbara Nutrients YouTube channel.