Serving Size:
1 cup

    Diet Types:
  • CKD non-dialysis
  • Dialysis
  • Lower Protein
  • Gluten-free


  • 2 cups watermelon, seedless
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 2 sprigs mint leaves
  • 1 lime (for garnish)


  1. Cut the lime into slices. Cut the watermelon into large chunks and measure 2 cups.
  2. Place the watermelon in a blender along with 2 lime slices and blend until smooth.
  3. Use a sieve to strain the mixture and pour into 4 cups. Garnish with mint leaves and lime slices and serve.

Helpful hints

  • Replace sugar with stevia sweetener to reduce carbohydrates to 12 grams.

Nutrients per serving

Calories 146

Protein 1 g

Carbohydrates 37 g

Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 3 mg

Potassium 172 mg

Phosphorus 17 mg

Calcium 12 mg

Fiber 0.6 g

Added Sugar 25 g

Kidney and kidney diabetic food choices

  • 1 fruit, medium potassium
  • 1 high calorie

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