If you have kidney failure, you need to adapt and change what you eat. But, as this practical and exciting book shows, you don’t need to go on a crash diet, or to deny yourself the foods you love – you just need to adapt your favourite recipes with kidney-friendly foods. You can eat well, enjoy your food, and give your body the nutrition it needs.
This brilliant book provides a clear guide to eating well with kidney failure, as well as a collection of more than fifty delicious recipes to show you how it all works in practice. The recipes have been analysed for their nutritional content and are coded to help you choose most appropriate dishes for your individual requirements.
The authors, all dietitians specialising in kidney failure, have more than 20 years experience and are passionate about helping you to enjoy your mealtimes, giving you:
- Plenty of hints and tips to help you eat in a healthy and enjoyable way.
- Advice on choosing meals, showing you step-by-step what to look for in takeaways and pre-packaged foods
- Over 50 delicious and attractive recipes, from quick snacks to special occasion meals
- Practical advice to help you to adapt your favourite dishes in a kidney-friendly way
Part 1 - Food Facts
How does kidney failure change what you eat?
Vitamins, minerals and supplements
Part 2 - Recipes
Snacks and starters
Meat and poultry
Vegetarian main dishes
Appendix - useful addresses
Appendix - nutritional analysis of recipes
"I warmly welcome this book as a valuable tool for dietitians and people with renal failure alike. I think it will make a huge contribution to the quality of life of many people presently struggling with complex dietary restrictions."