Keeping yourself well during the COVID 19 Pandemic

COVID 19 food and fluid guidance for those with kidney disease. Advice for those with Chronic Kidney Disease, End Stage Kidney Disease (on dialysis) and Renal Transplants to reduce your risk of getting COVID – 19 and ways to keep yourself from getting admitted to hospital at this critical time.

COVID 19 and Eating On Dialysis Days.

Grilled Pork Meal Plan

This meal plan will suit those with advanced kidney disease or those who require a daily intake of 1586kcal and 57g protein. Please compare the full analysis and/or kidney diet allowances with your individual allowances. Your Kidney (Renal) Dietitian will help you to do this.



  • Weetabix (two biscuits) served with one teaspoon of pasteurized honey and softened with 200ml of milk
  • Cup of black tea or add milk substitute

  • 1 dairy exchange
    Mid Morning
  • 1 medium pear

  • 1 x fruit portion
  • Grilled Pork Chop (75g / 3oz)
  • Two reduced potassium potatoes mashed with butter
  • Boiled carrots (100g / 4oz) and boiled parsnips (50g / 2oz)
  • Strawberry Jelly
  • Cup of black tea or add milk substitute

  • 3 x protein exchanges (allowances)
    2 x potatoe portions
    2 x vegetables portions
  • 1 Boiled Egg
  • 2 slice of white bread buttered with reduced fat spread
  • Cup of black tea or add milk substitute

  • 1 x protein exchange (allowance)
    Before Bed
  • Apple Tart
  • Cup of black tea or add milk substitute

  • ¾ fruit portion

    This 1 day meal plan provides 4 protein exchanges (allowances), 1 dairy exchange, 2 fruit portions, 2 vegetable portions and 2 potato portions. Check your daily allowances to see if you have enough for this meal-plan.

    Total Nutritional Analysis

    1586kcal57g protein65g fat3g salt49mmol / 1925mg Potassium762mg Phosphate200g Carbohydrate79g sugar

    Ask your Kidney (Renal) Dietitian about a Low Phosphate Milk Substitute.
    Watching your Fluid?
    Remember to count your milk and milk substitute as part of your daily fluid intake.
    Dietitian Tip

    *60ml milk substitute has been included in the analysis for this meal plan.