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Kidney Disease
                                                                          — A Guide for Patients






              GUIDE TO SUITABLE FOODS TO USE WITHIN YOUR RENAL DIET:

          Foods Low in Potassium        Foods High in Potassium

         ✓ Apples, pears, plums, mandarins, grapes      ✖ Banana, dried fruit, prunes, apricot,
         ✓ Kiwi, peach                                                         ✖ Rhubarb
         ✓ Cauliflower, peppers, carrots, broccoli           ✖ Peas, beans, mushrooms, spinach, beetroot
         ✓ Cabbage, green beans, turnip                         ✖ Salt substitutes
         ✓ Boiled/mashed potato, rice, pasta                  ✖ Jacket/chipped/roast potato
         ✓ Spirits, white wine, boiled sweets                 ✖ Beer, stout, red wine, chocolate, coffee

          Foods Lower in Phosphate   Foods High in Phosphate

         Ask your dietician about milk alternatives       Milk, yoghurt, cheese
         Porridge, Weetabix, Cornflakes, tea                   Bran cereals, peas, beans, corn, nuts
         Marshmallows, jellies, boiled sweets                 Toffee, cola, chocolate

         Foods to ENJOY                     Foods to AVOID

         Pepper, herbs, garlic, mustard, lemon                Salt, stock cubes, soup
         Home-made stock                                                 Salted snacks
         Chicken, lamb, pork, beef, eggs                           Bacon, sausage, black & white pudding
         Fish (excluding smoked fish)                              Processed meats
         BREAKFAST
         Boiled/poached/fried eggs                                  Bacon, sausage, black & white pudding
         Plain omelette, bagel, English muffin               Salt substitutes
         Croissant, french toast, porridge,                       Bran cereals, muesli
         Cereals (excluding bran cereal & muesli)
         SANDWICH IDEAS
         Turkey and cranberry sauce                                Ham, cornbeef, salami
         Roast beef & mustard                                          Cheese
         Egg mayonnaise, chicken, tinned salmon (no bones)
         MAIN COURSE
         Ask for sauces/gravy to be served                     Casseroles, cured or salted meats
         on the side and use sparingly
         Roast/grilled pork/lamb/beef
         Chicken/turkey or fish
         SIDE ORDERS
         Green beans, cabbage, asparagus                      Spinach, mushrooms, peas, corn
         Carrots, cauliflower, broccoli                               Chipped/jacket potato
         Plain rice, pasta, noodles, couscous
         DESSERT
         Canned peaches, pears, fruit cocktail                Dried fruit, fresh fruit cocktail, melon
         Fresh grapes, fresh & canned pineapple           Banana, orange
         Jelly, plain and cream cakes, apple tart              Desserts with chocolate, nuts, dried fruit
         Sherbet, sorbet, plain biscuits, Pavlova             Coconut, milk pudding, ice cream


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