This actually is a normal thing. As you may have discovered by now, renal dieting is not intuitive. Most of what you considered as good and healthy food before is now detrimental to your kidneys. Note: the first version of sample menu is for a calorie diet, which is generally for males, while the second version is for calorie diet, usually for females. Infuse water with recommended fruit, vegetable or herbs i. This is actually only Day 1 of a 3-day meal plan that is available to you now for free. The RenalTracker 3-Day Meal Plan guidebook includes 2 more sets of dietitian-created, planned meals that you can implement in your renal diet for the next 2 days.
You may also need to watch your carbohydrates carefully if you have diabetes. Dining Out Guides. Most of what you considered as good and healthy food before is now detrimental to your kidneys. This can damage your kidneys more and make your heart work harder. Having too little protein can cause your skin, hair and nails to be weak. If you have diabetes, you need to control your blood sugar to prevent more damage to your kidneys. Give Monthly. Your doctor may also tell you to take a special medicine called a potassium binder to help your body get rid of extra potassium.
In the early renal of kidney disease, you may have little or no limits on what you eat and dit. Infuse menu with recommended fruit, vegetable or diet i. You need some fat in your meal plan to stay healthy. Donate Sample. See kidney-friendly food and for choices to consider when eating out at your favorite restaurants. Unhealthy sources of carbohydrates include sugar, honey, hard candies, soft drinks and other sugary drinks.