Are you getting enough vitamins and minerals for your health? If you have kidney disease or kidney failure, here’s what you need to know. What are vitamins and minerals? Vitamins and minerals are substances your body needs to help carry out special functions. They help your body use the foods you eat. They provide you with energy, help your body grow and repair tissue, and help maintain life. Everyone needs them. But if you have kidney disease or are on dialysis, you may not be getting enough.
Vitamins and Minerals in Kidney Disease – The National Kidney Foundation