Cookbooks, menus and recipes
Your diet sheet will probably include tips on bending the rules safely when you are eating out, but your Renal Unit may have other leaflets available which cover aspects such as adapting your diet at Christmas. Do ask the renal dietitian.
A collection of recipes is available from TV chef Lawrence Keogh, who suffered chronic kidney disease at the age of 35 and received a transplant.
There are a number of cookbooks that have been written specifically for the renal patient. Here are some that we know about:
Below are links to some sample information sheets for Haemodialysis patients, based on booklets prepared by Betty Bennion, Renal Dietitian.
- Good nutrition for haemodialysis patients
- Fluid, salt and thirst
- Menu ideas for haemodialysis patients
- Lemon cheesecake recipe