Eating Well with Kidney Failure

Eating Well with Kidney Failure : A Practical Guide and Cookbook

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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 wayshow more

Product details

  • Paperback | 166 pages
  • 154 x 228 x 20mm | 281.23g
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1859591167
  • 9781859591161
  • 284,781

Table of contents

Forward Introduction Part 1 - Food Facts How does kidney failure change what you eat? Energy Protein Potassium Phosphate Salt (sodium) Fluid balance Healthy living Vitamins, minerals and supplements Special considerations Practical hints Part 2 - Recipes Snacks and starters Sandwich ideas Fish dishes Meat and poultry Vegetarian main dishes Side dishes Desserts Easy baking Appendix - useful addresses Appendix - nutritional analysis of recipesshow more

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'I was very impressed with the content of this book. The practical chapters I found very informative, and perhaps more importantly, easy to follow.' Laurence Spicer, London 'I have thoroughly enjoyed reading this ... the recipes especially suit those who work, where I have found recipes in other books take too long. The language is straightforward and understandable for those new to kidney disease and those who are more knowledgeable.' Lisa Brereton, London 'I found the book very readable and I expect it to help meet patients'educational needs. It has been thoughtfully put together and contains some very useful information.' George Hartley, Chief Renal Dietitian, Freeman Hospital, Newcastle-upon-Tyne 'An excellent book!' Louise Wells, Renal Dietetic Clinical Specialist, York University Hospitals NHS Trustshow more

About Helena Jackson

Helena Jackson BSc, PgDip, MSc, RD, Specialist Renal Dietitian, St George's Hospital, Londonshow more

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