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Summary

In order to help you remember the good food routines, we have prepared a really simple memorising exercise with a few questions and answers. Simply try to answer them yourself, or ask your partner, a family member, or a friend to practice with you.

What is the first thing I should remember regarding my nutrition?

Be sure to get enough energy! By having 3 meals and 2 snacks a day, and by getting enough carbohydrates and fat.

What should I do to avoid too much water accumulating in my body?

Control your liquid intake and switch from salt to herbs and spices – you can also discover new flavours. Avoid salt substitutes and hot spices.

How can I take care not to consume too much potassium?

Prepare your food the right way to lower its potassium content. Slice, soak and cook potatoes and vegetables (same with fruit: compote instead of fresh).

Should I stay away from phosphate rich foods?

Actively manage your phosphate uptake without limiting proteins which are important for you. Take the phosphate binders as prescribed and avoid processed foods.

What do I need to do to get enough vitamins?

Get your vitamins through a versatile diet and any supplements prescribed by your doctor. Stay away from over-the-counter vitamin pills.