General nutrition guidelines for patients on dialysis, which will vary depending on body size, are listed below. In addition, each person is different and may require numbers that fall outside of the recommended guidelines. Remember, these are just estimates. The chart below is based off of a 150lb individual.
Please note that some foods have all nutrients such as phosphorus content listed on their nutrition labels, but most don’t. To find out where you can find this information, ask your renal dietitian. One starting point for this information is the United States Department of Agriculture Nutrient Search resource.