Santa Barbara, California – April 27th, 2023 Santa Barbara Nutrients (SBN) is delighted to announce the appointment of Jessianna Saville to SBN’s advisory board, where she will bring her 17 years of renal nutrition experience as well as knowledge of building and...
Dietary Interventions for Kidney Disease – Interview with a Renal Specialist
Santa Barbara Nutrients Interviews Renal Nutrition Specialist Jessianna Saville
Dr. Jacob Torres, Head Researcher at Santa Barbara Nutrients interviews Jessianna Saville who is a Registered Dietitian and Board Certified Specialist in Renal Nutrition (CSR). She is the President and Executive Director of KidneyRD and the non-profit organization, RenAlign, and co-creator of the Ren.Nu dietary program for PKD. Jessianna focuses on pioneering integrative nutrition approaches for CKD, runs courses for dietitians to teach them in-depth nutrition therapy for CKD, and develops nutrition resources for renal dietitians.
In this interview, Jessianna shares her deep knowledge about dietary interventions for kidney disease, the benefit of ketosis for those with PKD (polycystic kidney disease), and she explains what a plant-focused diet for PKD means.
To watch the full video, please visit: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LOwT5uf9kXI&t=865s
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I have taken part in the Ren.Nu program……I didn’t know how emotionally powerful it would be me for me! The knowledge I have gained, the fellow PKD’ers I have met, the work the PKD dietitians put into the program for us……just amazing!!