Menu for chronic kidney disease
Menu for kidney failure
STRICT DIET FOR CHRONIC KIDNEY INSUFFICIENCY
How is a strict diet for kidney failure?
The following is a diet for advanced chronic kidney disease. That is, a menu where the amount of protein, phosphorus, sodium and potassium in the diet is restricted.
Not all people with kidney failure should follow guidelines as strict as those on the menu on this page. The rigidity of the recommendations should be according to the stage of the disease. (See more details)
Recommendations for advanced renal railure
General recommendations in advanced chronic renal failure:
- All vegetable foods will have to be treated to remove their potassium content. To eliminate the potassium one has to peel, to cut up to dice, to soak for 1 hour, to change the soaking water and to boil.
- Diet without added salt. You can not use herbs (high in potassium)
- Oil macerated with aromatic herbs can be used to give flavor
- Protein control: the amount of meat, cheese and fish consumed should be reduced. It is important to weigh the amounts, especially at the beginning, to familiarize yourself with the rations. Eggs are a good protein food source for a main meal (take in rations of 1 egg).
- Avoid processed meats: cold meats, red meat and sausages
- Important to avoid tobacco, alcohol and soda
- You must decrease fruit consumption to reduce potassium in the diet
- It is recommended to walk an hour a day
The diet for advanced chronic renal failure is strict. To facilitate the information, a list of permitted foods has been drawn up.
Steps to remove potassium from vegetables
- Wash, peel and chop the fruit, potato or vegetables (carrot, zucchini, squash,...)
- Soak with plenty of water 1-2 hours. Change the soaking water and re-soak overnight with plenty of water (minimum 12 hours)
- Preferably, boil and discard the broth. Then, it can be added to recipes: Stir fried onions, grilled vegetables, vegetable stews, sautéed, tortillas, scrambled, baked apples, etc.
- POTATO: Change the water 2-3 times and boil twice
- LEGUMES: minimum 36 h soaking (changing the water. Do not use bicarbonate)
MENU FOR ADVANCED RENAL FAILURE
Weekly diet example of menu for advanced renal insufficiency
Doubts about diet for chronic kidney disease
How much liquid can a person with CRF drink? How should potassium be removed? What foods have more potassium?... Botanical-online has developed a detailed guide to explain all dietary information in the chronic renal patient, in order to solve doubts and facilitate access to a proper diet.
It is recommended that you consult with your doctor any dietary changes that will be made:
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