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Table 8 A day with…a very low protein diet

From: “Dietaly”: practical issues for the nutritional management of CKD patients in Italy

Breakfast  
• 150 g rice drink or oat drink with a teaspoon of sugar
• 6 regular crisp toasts
• n° 3 spoons of marmelade/honey
 
Snack  
• 30 g low protein crackers  
Lunch  
• Protein-free pasta (100 g) with olives (see the recipe below)
• vegetables
• 50 g protein-free bread
• 150 g apple
 
Snack  
• 100 g strawberry ice cream  
Dinner  
• rice (80 g) with lentils (see the recipe below)
• vegetables
• 50 g protein-free bread
• 150 g pineapple
 
  1. The VLPD is not adequate in terms of essential amino acids intake. A supplementation with essential amino acids is absolutely needed, as described above in the text