DIET FOR A DIABETIC NEPHRO PATIENT
Diet is one of the most important treatments in managing Diabetes and Kidney diseases .If you have been diagnosed with kidney diseases as a result of Diabetes, you will need to follow a Diabetic –Nephro Diet. That should contain how much protein, fat, and carbohydrates you can eat ,as well as how much potassium, phosphorus and sodium you can have each day. Because your diet needs to be lower in these minerals, you will limit or avoid certain foods, while planning your meals.
Milk and Non-dairy foods
|Skimmed milk(Fat-Free Milk)||Buttermilk|
|Non dairy creamer||Chocolate milk|
|Plain yoghurt||Sugar sweetened puddings|
|Sugar free yogurts||Ice creams|
|Soya milk||Sweetend non dairy frozen desserts|
BREADS AND STARCHES
|Wheat, Rye, Whole wheat Whole grain bread Unsweetened –refined dry cereals, Rice unsalted crackers, Corn bread (made from starch)||Bran bread, Sugar costed cereals, Pancake mix, corn bread mix, Biscuits, Salted snacks, Potato chips,Corn chips, wheat flakes ,oats, contain more potassium and phosphorous than refined products.|
FRUITS AND JUICES
|(Can be take 100g once in a week that depends on your potassium level) Apples, Apple juices, appricoats halves Berries including strawberries, raspberries, black berries, pear ,pineapple ,watermelon, Guava, Pappaya||All Citrus fruits including lemon ,orange, sweet lime etc and its juices. Avocado ,Banana. Fruits canned in syrups, Dried fruits like Dates, raisins .kiwis,mangos, Pappaya, Pomogranates|
LEACHING POTASSIUM FROM VEGETABLES
- Put the vegetables ,cut into small pieces and place in a very large pot of water.
- Rinse the vegetables thoroughly .
- Fill a pot of water and place the vegetables with in to soak for a minimum of two hours at room temperature.
- After soaking cook the vegetable in excess amount of water for ½ an hour.
HIGH PROTEIN FOODS
Egg, fish and Meat
|Egg white(2no /day) Lean cut meat ,Poultry, Fish,||Red meats, Organ meats(brain, kidney, liver),all shell fishes(Prawn ,crab etc)dried fish, smoked fish, Canned meats, cheese, hotdogs, Sausages|
|Water Barley water Home made tea (un sweetened) Arowroot porridge||Tender coconut water Citrus fruit juices, All carbonated beverages (Beer,cola)Fruit flavoued drinks, stong tea etc|