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Table 4 Suggested dietary plan to achieve a protein intake of 45 g per day following the “self-selected” LPD model on the basis of the patient’s reported food records

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

Time   Food group Serving Protein, g
04.30 Crisp bread, 1 slice 5 ½ 1
  Rice cake 5 1/3 0,5
  Margarine, use generously 10 n.r 0
  Sausage, 2 thin slices (in total 20 g) 6 1 2
  Cucumber, tomato, parsley – a few slices 4 <1 <1
08.00 Yoghurt 7 1 ½ 4 ½
  Cereals 5 1 2
  1 slice of bread 5 1 2
  1 slice of crisp bread 5 ½ 1
  Margarine, use generously 10 n.r 0
  Sandwich spread 6 1 2
  Cucumber, tomato, parsley – a few slices 4 <1 <1
  Apple 8 1 1
10.00 Coffee 9 n.r 0
  Cookie, cracker or bun 5 1 2
12.30 Potato, rice or pasta 3 2 4
  Meat, chicken or fish 1 or 2 1 10
  Margarine or oil for cooking 10 n.r 0
  Cream, crème fraiche or half-n-half (for sauce) 7 ½ 1
  Vegetables 4 1 2
  Dressing, mayo or, margarine for the veggies 10 n.r 0
  Boiled or canned fruit 8 1 1
  Whipped cream 7 ¼ ½
16.00 Low protein bread 5 n.r 0
  Margarine, use generously 10 n.r 0
  Jam, marmalade, honey 10 n.r 0
  2 slices of bread 5 2 4
18.00 Margarine, use generously 10 n.r 0
  Sandwich spread 6 2 4
  A few veggie slices 4 <1 <1
  1 glass of rosehip cream 9 n.r 0
  Low protein bread 5 n.r 0
20.00 Margarine, use generously 10 n.r 0
  Jam, marmalade, honey or a few veggie slices 4 or 10 <1 <1
  ½ apple 8 ½ ½
  1. Abbreviations: n.r no restriction. Comment: each meal may include a beverage from food group 9 with no restriction