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Add Tofu to your diet

 

1997 Andrew Lundin, M.D. All rights reserved. Reproduced with permission.

 

Why not add some tofu to your dialysis diet, if you like it. Those who cook vegetarian or Asian style have learned to make it palatable. From my dietician:
Tofu 1/2 cup
  • protein = 10 gm
  • K = 150 mg
  • Ca = 130 mg
  • Phos = 120 mg
  • Chol = 0
It seems to be a reasonable supplement for those not getting at least 1.2 to 1.3 gm/kg of protein in the diet.
Peter Lundin, M.D.


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