Essential for the growth and repair of body tissues
Protein-rich foods include: Meat, chicken, fish, eggs, cheese, yoghurts, nuts, pulses, meat substitutes (Note: some high protein foods contain high levels of phosphate and potassium)
Recommendation for protein varies according to stage of renal disease/ type of renal replacement therapy.
|Pre dialysis/ Conservative Management
Controlled protein intake (0.8-1g/kg/IBW)