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.

Lemon Sole Meal Plan

This meal plan will suit those who have advanced kidney disease and require a daily intake of 2250kcal and 71g 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.



  • Creamy Porridge
  • 2 slices of white toast with unsaturated spread and marmalade
  • Cup of black tea or add milk substitute

  • ½ dairy exchange
    Mid Morning
  • 1 pot of fruit yoghurt
  • 100g Blueberries

  • 1 dairy, 1 Fruit
    Main Meal
  • Lemon Sole
  • Sauted Potatoe
  • 1 portion (90g) of Boiled Green Beans
  • Jam turnovers

  • 3 protein (fish) 2 potatoes
    1 vegetable
    Mid Afternoon
  • 1 apple

  • 1 fruit
    Evening Meal
  • Chicken salad sandwich

  • 1 vegetable 2 protein (chicken)
    Before Bed
  • 2 Rich tea biscuits
  • Cup of black tea or add milk substitute
  • This 1 day meal plan provides 5 protein exchanges (allowances), 1 ½ dairy exchanges, 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

    2248kcal71g protein110g fat3.1g salt54mmol / 2108mg Potassium32mmol / 1005mg Phosphate291g Carbohydrate88g sugar

    Dilute whole milk with water if more fluid is required to cool your tea or ask your Kidney (Renal) Dietitian about a Low Phosphate Milk Substitute (link to milk substitute definition).

    Watching your Fluid?
    Remember to count your milk as part of your daily fluid intake.
    Dietitian Tip

    *200ml milk substitute has been included in the analysis for this meal plan. Ask your Kidney (Renal) Dietitian about a milk substitute.