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    What Is The Diet for Stage 4 Chronic Kidney Disease

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    Diet for Stage 4 Chronic Kidney DiseaseAs the second advanced stage of kidney disease, stage 4 chronic kidney disease means the severe reduction of renal function. The diet for stage 4 chronic kidney disease plays a certain role in slowing down the progression of condition. Now take a look.

    Here we will talk about diet for stage 4 CKD from sodium, protein, phosphorus and potassium. The intake of these four nutrients varies from unit to unit, which depends on the stage of kidney disease and patients’ blood test results. Here is a quick reference guide to help you calculate your intake of sodium, protein, phosphorus and potassium.

    -Sodium recommendation: CKD stage 4 (eGFR of 15 to 25): 1 to 2.5g a day;

    -Protein recommendation: CKD stages 3 to 4 (eGFR of 20 to 60): 0.6 to 0.8g per kilo of body weight. (e.g. 36 to 48g for a 60kg (130lb) individual); CKD stage 4 to 5 (eGFR of 5 to 20): ideal 20g, max 30g;

    -Phosphorus recommendation: CKD stage 4 (eGFR of 15 to 25): up to 750mg a day (up to 1000mg a day for those that exceed 90 kilos (200+pounds));

    -Potassium recommendation: CKD stage 3 to 4 (eGFR of 20 to 60): 2 to 4g a day; CKD stages 4 to 5 (eGFR of 5 to 20): no more than 2 to 2.5g a day.

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