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very restrictive meal ideas needed


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very restrictive meal ideas needed

bw2082 | Aug 17, 2009 11:30 AM

My dad has been having kidney problems and the doctor has put him on a low potassium/sodium/protein diet and I'm having a hard time figuring out what to cook him 3 meals a day every day of the week while at the same time maintaining his calorie count.

We've been doing a lot of rice and low gluten pastas.... Some vegetables like zucchini, squash, eggplant, cauliflower which are low in potassium... at dinner he can have 4 oz of a lean protein so I've been grilling pounded thin chicken breasts to make it look like more.

I've been using lemon juice and olive oil and lots of herbs and curry to offset the need for sodium but I am running out of ideas! He also has to watch his fluid intakes which takes soups out of the equation.

any help would be greatly appreciated

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