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Portions: 6 Serving size: approximately 1 tablespoon per recipe (varies depending on number of servings and other ingredients)
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Potassium and Sodium too high to use even tho no phosphorous! Any other way to go? What is serving size for those numbers? Perhaps I missed serving size info?? Thanks for the recipe I will pass it on! Dietitian comment: See the previous review and comment. 1 tablespoon is the amount for one recipe, which usually makes at least 10-12 servings of baked goods.
Sep. 05, 2013, 6:36 PM - Inappropriate review?
Why would you make this? The salt content for 1 serving is 1/2 of my allowance. Moderator comment: You would not actually eat a tablespoon of this baking powder--you might make a loaf or quick bread with it and eat one slice. The main reason is to reduce phosphorus. Regular baking powder contains 300 to 1368 mg phosphorus per tablespoon and this recipe has 0 mg. In comparison, regular baking soda is also high in sodium at 1090 to 1460 mg sodium per tablespoon. You can buy low sodium baking powder with 14 mg sodium but the potassium is 1515 mg per tablespoon. I guess the other option is to avoid baked goods with baking powder.
Oct. 11, 2012, 5:41 PM - Inappropriate review?
I'm on a low potassium diet. Which is the lesser of the 3 evils, phosphorus, potassium or sodium in a recipe. Monitor response: The answer is it varies with your stage of kidney disease and lab values. High potassium can make your heart stop so that's the most dangerous, but too much sodium increases blood pressure and fluid retention and high phosphorus is bad for bones and heart.
Aug. 18, 2012, 2:20 PM - Inappropriate review?
im sorry but isnt it silly to reduce the phosphor content but adding more potassium, which is much more dangerous in the short term ? Moderator: Great question! Not all kidney diets are low potassium. For example patients who choose peritoneal dialysis or daily dialysis do not have a strict potassium restriction or may even need to add high potassium foods. This recipe would be a better choice for them as opposed to someone who needs a lower potassium diet.
Sep. 02, 2011, 6:26 AM - Inappropriate review?
I am new to using a renal diet but find this site very very helpful in keeping my husbands diet in control thanks a million sorry wrong rating should be five stars
Dec. 01, 2009, 4:05 PM - Inappropriate review?
I was very excited to find this as I like to bake a lot and I had stopped because of my husband's renal disease. Now, with this tip in hand and a few changes in my old recipes, I am back to baking for him. Thanks for a great site!
Feb. 03, 2009, 10:37 AM - Inappropriate review?
Your meal planning is excellent, and the food is delicious. Thanks for this service.
Sep. 21, 2008, 3:54 PM - Inappropriate review?
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