In the last year, research has shown a familiar macronutrient has gained recognition in helping improve patient outcomes: protein. More specifically, the protein in our blood known as albumin. This blog post aims to educate on protein and how it can be used to help protect against infection.
What is protein? Why is protein important? What foods have protein? How much protein do I need? What are my protein needs if I’m on dialysis? What are some ways I can incorporate protein at each meal?What about protein supplements? Our dietitians answer all your questions.