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Table 3 Examples of food choices in the “self-selected” low protein diet model

From: A practical approach to low protein diets in Sweden– 45 years of clinical use

Examples from food group 1 and 2 (containing 10 g protein/serving] Serving, g meat, fish or egg Examples from food group 3 and 5 (containing 2 g protein/serving Serving, g potatoes, rice, pasta and bread and cereal
Meat, lamb, pork, veal 50 Potatoes 100
Chicken 50 Mashed potatoes 100 (1 dL)
Minced meat 50 French fries 70 (1,5 dL)
Sausage 90 Rice, uncooked 30 (3 tbs)
   Rice, cooked 90 (1 dL)
Fish 50 Pasta, uncooked 15 (1,5 tbs)
Herring, pickled 80 Pasta, cooked 45 (3/4 dL)
Sardines in oil 40 Low protein rice free
Tuna in oil, canned 30 Low protein pasta free
Mussels, canned, drained 60 Bread 25 g (1 thin slice)
   Crisp bread 25 (2 thin slices)
6 g protein/serving   Oatmeal 3 tbs
Egg 50   
  1. Abbreviations: dL deciliter, tbs table spoon