LifeSpring Home Nutrition

At LifeSpring Home Nutrition, we aim to address the global healthcare crisis by providing healthy, Medically Tailored Meals (MTM) with convenient home delivery at affordable prices.

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Renal Health Meals

Renal Health Meals

Nourishing meals improve kidney function by providing the body with essential vitamins and minerals. People diagnosed with chronic kidney disease (CKD) benefit from eating a diet tailored to their unique needs. According to the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK), “Eating the right foods—and avoiding foods high in sodium, potassium, and phosphorus—may prevent or delay some health problems from CKD.” In addition, “What you eat and drink may also affect how well your kidney disease treatments work.” LifeSpring Home Nutrition ensures people with CKD have many delicious meals to choose from that enhance their overall renal health and kidney function.

The Role of Diet in Supporting Renal Health

Making healthy food choices is essential for managing kidney disease. Each stage of CKD requires different dietary changes. In addition, the type of treatment a person receives for their kidney disease also impacts which foods provide the best nutrients. A person’s lab values determine which food choices may improve their overall health and wellness. For example, individuals with stage 3 or 4 CKD should monitor their protein intake. People on dialysis benefit from eating more protein to replace protein lost to the dialysis treatment

Some of the most common sources of protein include:

People with renal health issues must control the amount of sodium, potassium, or phosphorus in their diet. LifeSpring Home Nutrition offers renal menu options to help people achieve nutrition goals by formulating weekly meals to each individual’s dietary needs. The food options available to people with CKD and other health issues enhance the body’s ability to heal and function.

Meal Planning Basics for Renal Health

Protein balance is essential in meals meant to improve renal health. LifeSpring Home Nutrition designs meals to accommodate the type of health issues caused by CKD.

The meal options provided include:

Each delicious meal is carefully designed and lovingly prepared to ensure quality control. According to Cathleen Anthony, M.B.A., owner of LifeSpring Home Nutrition, “Currently, LifeSpring provides full Registered Dietitian services, nutrition therapy and access to quality, dietary-specified meals delivered by a familiar, friendly face . . . With one-on-one Dietitian care, nutritional education and home delivered Medically Tailored Meals we can achieve and improve many of our population’s health.”

Balancing Nutrients for Optimal Renal Health

Many people with CKD have co-occurring health issues, such as diabetes, which may affect their ability to absorb nutrients. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), “If you have diabetes and CKD, finding the best foods to eat can be challenging.” Diabetes interferes with the body’s ability to absorb essential nutrients, increasing a person’s risk of developing malnutrition. LifeSpring Home Nutrition makes it easy to access meals supporting healthy kidney function, reducing the potential side effects of diabetes.

A few other common co-occurring health issues people may experience alongside CKD include:

Mental and physical health is affected by the foods a person eats. Individuals with co-occurring disorders benefit from changing their diet to ensure an optimal balance of essential vitamins and minerals. Healthy foods can reduce the symptoms and side effects of most health disorders even if other areas of a person’s lifestyle remain unchanged. However, staying physically active, getting quality sleep, and staying properly hydrated enhance the positive effects of a healthy diet. A healthy diet improves energy, focus, and mood for individuals with CKD. Frozen meals make it easier for people to establish and maintain positive routines by allowing them to eat at their convenience.

Healthy Eating With LifeSpring Home Nutrition

Eating a regular diet of healthy foods improves a person’s overall well-being. However, the compassionate team at LifeSpring Home Nutrition goes beyond providing people in the community with healthy food. The drivers also ensure people have a positive experience. According to Cathleen Anthony, “As the Owner, my only goal in life is to make people not feel alone and to let them know there are people who care and who truly want to help them. No one should feel like a burden, and everyone deserves to be cared for.” Everyone is treated like family, and each route is covered by the same driver, creating a genuine partnership.

The Benefits of Meals Planned by a Registered Dietician

Meal plans directed by a registered dietician (RD) ensure people choose from a healthier mix of foods. An RD is aware of the specific challenges faced by individuals with CKD and adjusts meals appropriately to reduce the risk of people experiencing unwanted side effects. For example, people on dialysis often benefit from meals with less fluid. According to MedlinePlus, “People on dialysis need this special diet to limit the buildup of waste products in the body. Limiting fluids between dialysis treatments is very important because most people on dialysis urinate very little.”

The ingredients and freshness of meals play a significant role in overall health and quality of life for individuals with CKD. LifeSpring Home Nutrition offers personalized weekly meal deliveries to ensure everyone can access the food they need to manage CKD and any co-occurring health conditions more effectively.

Individuals experiencing renal health issues benefit from a tailored diet designed to meet their unique dietary needs. LifeSpring Home Nutrition has a registered dietician and other experts on staff, allowing us to create visually attractive and tasty meals loaded with nutrients, including essential vitamins and minerals to support kidney function. To learn more about our meals, call us today at (800) 798-5767.

Hannah HKHannah HK
05:05 30 Apr 24
I cannot enough express my gratitude for your help and the fact that you respected my selective religious food choices, you delivered frozen clean simple disposable boxes of mostly ready to go meals , sealed, sanitary, cold in big insulated bags. Thank you truly !
S MawS Maw
23:51 05 Apr 24
I had a catastrophic event requiring a long hospital stay and at discharge my HMO offered Lifespring meal services. Initially, I was offered a puree diet and then as I improved a regular diet. Staff were kind, patient, and their supervisor, Christina was extremely accommodating. This is an amazing company who goes the extra mile to ensure patients receive their meals promptly. The food is delicious with a variety of meals. I would highly recommend Lifespring.
J GrantJ Grant
19:39 24 Mar 24
Lora “LaLa” BenderLora “LaLa” Bender
00:09 08 Apr 23
My food.
M MaithalouniM Maithalouni
16:57 23 Mar 23
Balanced meals excellent customer service. Thank you
I've been receiving Lifespring meals for the past several years. I find them to be fresh, convenient, and delicious! The meals are both balanced and nutritious, and, because they are prepared fresh, and then flash frozen; all one needs is a microwave! Delivery is prompt and courteous, and if ever you want to make a change, the friendly office staff is available by phone. Thank you, Lifespring! 🤗😘
Garth ShipGarth Ship
03:04 04 Dec 20
Christina totally went above and beyond for me with excellent service.Delivered right on time to my door by the friendly driver. The meals are delicious and have definitely lifted my spirits through these troubled times. Thank you Lifespring for great service and the delicious meals you provide.
Leticia nicole AvelinoLeticia nicole Avelino
18:04 17 Mar 20
They have been a blessing to my grandmother for a low sodium diet, got her back on track and portions are perfect!
Samantha PerezSamantha Perez
19:36 27 Jun 19
I am very happy with the service provided and options for my elderly family member. Taste and quality earn a 5 star review.