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 Stew Meal Plan

This meal plan will suit those who have advanced kidney disease and require a daily intake of 2260kcal and 75g 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.



  • Toasted bagel with cream cheese
  • Cup of black tea or add milk substitute
  • Mid Morning
  • 1 pot of fruit yoghurt
  • 2 mandarin oranges

  • 1 dairy
    1 fruit
    Main Meal
  • Lamb Stew
  • Sautéed Potato
  • Apple and Oat crumble

  • 3 protein
    2 potatoes,1 vegetable
    ½ fruit
    Mid Afternoon
  • 2 plain Biscuits
  • Cup of black tea or add milk substitute
  • Evening Meal
  • Tuna Pasta Salad
  • 1 slice of Madeira Cake

  • 1 ½ protein, 1 vegetable
    Before Bed
  • Crumpet with unsaturated spread and jam
  • Cup of black tea or add milk substitute
  • This 1 day meal plan provides 4 ½ protein exchanges (allowances), 1 ½ dairy exchanges, 1 ½ fruit portion, 2 vegetable portions and 2 potato portions. Check your daily allowances to see if you have enough for this meal plan.

    Total Nutritional Analysis

    2285kcal75g protein85g fat4.5g salt52mmol / 2040mg Potassium35mmol / 1078mg Phosphate288g Carbohydrate108g 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.