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.

Lamb Koftas Meal Plan

This meal plan will suit those with advanced kidney disease. It provides 1705kcal and 66grams of 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.

Some of the recipes in this meal plan are high in fat and therefore may not be suitable for you if you have been advised to reduce your fat intake.




  • Cornflakes 30g
  • 200ml of whole milk
  • Honey 8g
  • Cup of black tea or add milk substitute

  • 1 dairy exchange
    Main Course
  • Lamb Koftas with Tzatziki sauce and salad
  • 1 peach plus 8 small strawberries and 1 tablespoon cream
  • Cup of black tea or add milk substitute

  • 4 protein exchanges
    2 vegetable exchanges
    2 fruit allowance
    Evening Meal
  • Scrambled egg served with a slice of garlic bread
  • Cup of black tea or add milk substitute

  • 1 ¾ protein
    Before Bed
  • 2 digestives
  • Cup of black tea or add milk substitute
  • 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

    1705 kcal66g protein93.99g fat3.57g salt50mmol / 1960mg potassium30mmol / 1024mg phosphate280g carbohydrate57g sugar

    Ask your Kidney (Renal) Dietitian about a Low Phosphate Milk Substitute (link to milk substitute definition). Watching your Fluid?

    Remember to count your milk and milk substitute as part of your daily fluid intake.Dietitian Tip

    *milk substitute has not been included in the analysis for this meal plan. Ask your Kidney (Renal) Dietitian about a milk substitute