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    Suggested Meal Plan for a Dialysis Patient’s Renal Diet:

    Suggested Meal Plan: Sample Menu:
    Breakfast Breakfast

    Dairy List…………..1 serving ¾ cup - frosted flakes cereal
    Fruit List……………1 serving ½ cup - whole milk - (Dairy List)
    Fat List……………..3 servings 1 slice toast - (Bread List)
    Free List……………used as Butter/margarine - (Fat List)
    Desired for calories) Jelly/Jam - (Free List)
    Bread/Starch List….2 servings 1 cup coffee or tea w/Mocha Mix or
    Sugar to be used in limited quantities)
    ½ cup - apple juice - (Fruit List)

    Lunch: Sample Menu:
    Meat List………….1 ½ serving ½ roast beef sandwich made with
    Bread/Starch……..1 serving 1 slice bread (Bread List)
    Fruit List…………..1 serving 1 ½ oz. Roast beef (Meat List)
    Vegetable List……1 serving 1 tbsp - Mayonnaise (Fat List)
    Fat List……………3 serving 1 cup - unsalted soup
    ½ cup - vegetables (Veg. List)
    2 pear halves (Fruit List)
    7UP (Free List)

    Dinner : Sample Menu:
    Dairy List…………1 serving ¼ cup - frosted flakes cereal
    Meat List………….1 ½ serving 1 ½ oz. - Hamburger patty (Meat List)
    Bread/Starch……..2 servings ½ cup - white rice - (non-diabetic)
    ½ cup - brown rice (diabetic)
    Vegetable List……1 serving ½ cup - asparagus (veg. list)
    Fat List……………3 servings Butter/margarine (Fat list)
    Bread List…………2 servings 1 slice white bread (non-diabetic)
    1 slice wheat bread (diabetic)
    Free List…………..use as desired Lemonade or 7UP (Free List)
    Hard Candy (Free List - take for extra
    Calories)
    Misc. List…………. 1 cup - coffee or tea with Mocha Mix


    Free List:

    Sweets (for extra calorie intake, but be careful diabetic/renal pts. , make sensible food choices)

    Chewing gum Honey Preserves
    Cotton candy Jam Sugar
    Cranberry sauce Jelly Syrup
    Fruit ice Jelly Beans
    Gum drops Lollipops
    Hard candy Popsicles

    I hope this renal meal plan can help others out there get a grasp on this very complex renal diet, it took me a couple of years, to finally understand this very complex renal diet, and most importantly to stay as compliant with this diet as best i can. I do very well most of the time, but my weakness is truly cheese, in which i adore all kinds of cheeses and dishes cooked with cheese. I do try to limit the high phosphorus cheeses as much as possible. However, i do continue to make mac and cheese on occasion, one of my favorite dishes from my childhood, i have discovered making it with mozzarello, cream cheese and just a 1/4 cup of shredded cheddar, and also remembering to take my binders as prescribed, i do very well, with my phosphorus levels. I researched varies cheeses, and came up with this way of enjoying my favorite mac and cheese dish, without worry about Mr. Phosphorus, who is always lurking around the corner to devour us chronic kidney pts. (lol). I do share phosphorus and my copings with it, very deeply in my second book. - My Twenty Year Journey with PKD in the Dialysis World.
    Glo

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    Re: Suggested Renal Diet Plan

    That's excellent, thanks a lot!

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    • #3
      Re: Suggested Renal Diet Plan

      how do you determine how much a serving is?
      Stage 3, non diabetic GFR 37

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      • #4
        Re: Suggested Renal Diet Plan

        JeffMoore, thank you so much for posting this. I am always searching for information that can help me to help my dad on his renal diet.
        Librarian
        Father's Caregiver

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