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.


If you have been diagnosed with chronic kidney disease, it is recommended to lower your salt intake. Making this change has important health benefits. All the information you need to successfully lower your salt intake can be found in this short video.

Weight Table




Bay Leaf 1 1g
Brown sliced pan, toasted 1 slice 31g
Butter 1 tablespoon 15g
Butter, unsalted 1 tablespoon 14g
Cornflour 1 heaped teaspoon 30g
Cream, double 1 tablespoon 120g
Cream, Fresh 3 tablespoons 45g /45ml
Curry Powder 1 tablespoon 6.3g
Curry Powder 1/2 tablespoon 1.5g
Egg White 1 32g
Egg, raw 1 small 50g
1 medium 60g
1 large 70g
Flour, plain 1 dessertspoon 5g
1 tablespoon 20g
2 tablespoons 40g
Garlic 1 small clove 3g
1 medium clove 4g
1 large clove 6g
Grape, seedless 1 2g
Herbs, mixed, dried 1 teaspoon 1g
Honey 1 level teaspooon 8g
1 heaped teaspoon 17g
Lemon Juice 1 tablespoon 15ml
Lemon, juice of 1 20g
Lemon, rind of 1 lemon 6g
Lemon, zest of 1 20g
Lettuce,leaves 4 small leaves 20g
Lime, juice of 1/2 a lime 7g / 7ml
Margarine 1 tablespoon 15g
Mayonnaise 1 level tablespoon 15g
1 heaped tablespoon 33g
Milk 1/2 tablespoon 7.5g / 7.5ml
Mint, fresh, chopped 1 teaspoon 0.8g
1 tablespoon 1.6g
Mixed Herbs (Dried) 1/2 teaspoon 0.5g
Mustard 1 tablespoon 6g
Oil for frying 1 portion 4.5ml / 4.5g
Olive oil 1 tablespoon 11g
2 tablespoons 22g
Parsley, Fresh 1 teaspoon 1g – 1.2g
1 tablespoon 4g
2 tablespoons 7.6g
Pepper, Black 1/4 teaspoon 0.5g
1 teaspoon 2g
Pineapple, chunks 3 chunks 20g
Pineapple, ring 1 20g
Pitta Bread, white 1 medium 95g
Root Ginger, chopped 1 teaspoon 2g
Salt 1/4 teaspoon 1.25g
Sesame Oil 1 teaspoon 5ml
Sour Cream 1 tablespoon 15g / 15ml
Sunflower Oil 1 tablespoon 15ml
Tarragon, fresh chopped 1 tablespoon 1g
Thyme, fresh chopped 1 teaspoon 1g
Vanilla Essence 1/2 teaspoon 2.1g
1 teaspoon 4.2g
Vegetable Oil 1 tablespoon 11g
White wine vinegar 1 dessertspoon 10ml
1 tablespoon 15ml
Yoghurt, natural 1 tablespoon 15g / 15ml