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    I am new to CKD and trying to figure this diet out. I have been on some sort of diet my whole life so I know I can do this, just have to retrain my mind. My first concern is how to get enough calories in the day without going over phosphorus limit? Any guidance will be appreciated!

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    Avoid tomatoes, mushrooms, colas, etc.

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      Use the diet helper and put in everything you eat. It will help some. Potassium is easier to track than phosphorus is. If you go to the National Kidney Foundation you can download a kidney nutritional guidelines booklet. You can also buy one for a couple dollars if you want a hard copy. It has a listing of most basic food and their nutritional values. It is very helpful.

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