What your put in your body determines the health of your body. And when it comes to renal care, taking care of your diet is one of the most important aspects of your every day life. This section js all about the Culinary tips and recipes that will help you add more flavour to your life, without compromising on the enjoyment of food as well.
And before you discover the recipes, here are 4 quick food tips:
- Use Salt-free seasonings like Herbs and Spices to add flavour.
- Avoid processed foods. This will help reduce your Sodium and Phosphorous intake.
- Select fresh Fruits and Vegetables. Canned Vegetables tend to have a lot of added Sodium.
- Avoid dairy-based Desserts and If you are a diabetic, discuss your choices with your dietitian.
The Healthy Foods Triangle.
1 Muffin (Low-fat Blueberry)
GRAINS AND LOW FAT DAIRY:
1/2 Cup Cooked White Rice
1 Slice White Bread
BEANS, NUTS & SEEDS:
1/2 Cup Legumes
Handfull of Pumpkin Seeds, Sesame Seeds or Almonds
FRUITS & VEGETABLES:
1 Medium Fruit (Apple, Pear)
1/2 Cup Dried Fruit (Nuts, Seeds – Almonds, Cranberries)
1 Cup Lettuce
1/2 Cup Vegetable (Cabbage, Cauliflower, Carrots)