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low carb low potassium low sodium diet what is left to eat

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do i just eat the container the foods come in or do i shoot myself and get it over with

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  1. Sounds about right. Sorry.
    There are lots of links out on the web. Your Dr should also have list of acceptable foods. From there you could start building meals and recipes.

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    1. re: foodieX2

      yeah i got 1 list from heart doc and 2 lists from kidney doc after i cross ref and crossed off the conflicting foods i was almost left with the containers the foods came in lol

    2. If your doctor has not set you up with a dietician, you need to find a new doctor.

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      1. re: pikawicca

        I'd ask the kidney doc to refer you to a dietitian. You really need help with this. I am assuming that the kidney doc is the last doc you checked with.

        1. re: pikawicca

          yes i see a diet. tues right now just venting and trying to attempt to laugh at my delemma

          1. re: foodperv

            Oh good. I pictured you without any help in this at all. Be sure to post here after the appointment. There will be some who probably can give you good advice then. Good luck on Tuesday.

        2. Deep breath.
          In.
          Out.

          Whew.

          Do you have an intact intestine?
          Hopefully you have an RD?

          That can be a start.

          Good luck and best wishes!

          1. Is the container gluten free? Saw a news segment on people going on gluten free diet. When ask what is gluten, most people have no idea.

            1. steak.

              1. I'm basically in the same boat as you. it's very hard for me to eat this way but we all have rto make compromises in life as we get older. I eat a lot of meat, fish,eggs, non-starchy vegetables, a little fruit, nuts, sugar free Jello and when I'm craving dessert I do low carb baking with nut flours. I can't go cold turkey with added salt but I'm gradually tapering down & find I'm using less. Use your cooking knowledge to build a repitoire of suitable recipes. Good luck!

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                1. re: zackly

                  thank you all for your encouragement

                  1. re: foodperv

                    Foodperv, please get back to us after you meet with the dietitian. Stay in touch.

                    1. re: Querencia

                      i was/i am used to serving sizes that are 3 times larger than most people 3 times she said i can eat everything but....only 1/2 of a single serving man thats not enough food to fill the cavity on my third molar
                      i guess at that rate in a yr i can pose for pics as the walking skeleton lol

                      1. re: foodperv

                        Has she referred you to an endocrinologist?

                        If you're actually low carbing, it's kind of hard to hold on to enough sodium and potassium, usually not excess. If there is, you should see an endocrine doc for that, too.

                2. Here's an old thread that does not specify low carb, but is titled "Diabetic, low potassium suggestions." Hopefully there is some helpful as well as hopeful information:
                  http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/528007

                  Best of luck!