PKD DIET

Low Potassium Low Phosphorus Vegetables and Fruits

What is a serving of a low potassium and low phosphorus fruit or vegetable?
1 cup raw or ½ cup cooked or 1 medium piece of fruit. According to one website all fruits and vegetables are low in phosphorus. Below are some fruits and vegetables that are both low in phosphorus and low in potassium, provided you limit things to one serving.

Apples
Apricots
Beets
Blackberries
Blueberries
Boysenberries
Cabbage
Carrots
Cranberry juice
Cucumbers
Grapefruit
Green beans
Lemon
Lime
Mandarins
Onions
Papaya
Passion fruit
Peaches
Pears
Pineapple
Purple grapes
Rutabagas
Snap beans
Squash
Summer squash
Tangerines
Watermelon
Winter squash

Available for free from the US Department of agriculture an extensive nutrient and food composition database. Download a search program for your pc or palm device.

We are  sharing our experiences with PKD/PLD Diet, an adjunct diet envisioning it complementing a physician's prescribed medical therapy. Consider testing this with your doctor's prior knowledge, who can  adjust it according to your own uniqueness by adding it to your current  treatment.

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