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Kidney and bladder health

08 July 2010

Renal nutrition: potassium and sodium

Potassium and sodium recommendations for chronic renal failure patients, provided by the Nutrition Information Centre of the University of Stellenbosch (NICUS).

It is very important to consult with a doctor or dietician to prescribe the correct diet and to incorporate the information obtained from this article into the diet. They will prescribe the amount of potassium and sodium to be consumed per day based on the kidney function, urine output and individual factors such as body weight, activity levels and the background diet.

Food items high in potassium that have to be restricted as prescribed by your dietician

 

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