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Suffering from chronic kidney disease. Under medical treatment. Is toor dal good along with fish and what diet to follow?

doctor good morning , my husband is suffering from a chronic kidney disease for the past 15 years. he is under a nephrologists in Mumbai. At present we are in Oman, can u please tell me if Toor dal is good for him along with fish. Ansd also tell me which fish is good for him to eat . He is under medical treatment for this disease. Can u pls advise me wht diet should he take . He is not a heavy drinker, but sometimes when there is a party he take little vodka. Is it ok. Which fruits are good for him. pls advise me.
Asked On : Fri, 22 Jun 2012
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When you have chronic kidney disease, you need to make changes in your diet, including:

Limiting fluids
Eating a low-protein diet (this may be recommended)
Restricting salt, potassium, phosphorous, and other electrolytes
Getting enough calories if you are losing weight
Your recommended diet may change over time if your kidney disease gets worse, or if you need dialysis.
Best fishes to eat are tuna,mackerel and sardines.
You can eat toor dal.
Since you are already under the advise of a nephrologist,you must consult him for  giving or restriction of any diet.
Reduce citrus fruits and coconut water as they have lot of potassium in it.
Answered: Fri, 22 Jun 2012
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