Grocery shopping list

When you're dealing with kidney disease, what you eat matters. The foods you include in your diet not only affect your blood sugar but also the amount of waste products and fluid your kidneys need to process and eliminate. So it is important to check what goes in your grocery shopping cart!


Your shopping list must contain the following items :


High in fiber and anti-inflammatory compounds.


Strawberries contains rich manganese, which is great for the bones. It can help in bone building and maintaining proper bone structure.


Contain anti-inflammatory compounds

Egg whiteअंडे का सफेद हिस्सा

Pure protein with all the essential amino acids. For the chronic kidney disease diet, egg whites provide protein with less phosphorus.


Provides high-quality protein and contains anti-inflammatory fats called omega-3s.


The chemical properties found in onions work to reduce the risk of heart disease and cancer in CKD patients

Cauliflowerफूल गोभी

High in vitamin C, folate, fiber, and full of compounds that could neutralize toxic substances in the body.

Cabbage बंध गोभी

Full of a compound that can break up free radicals. Low in potassium levels, cabbage can improve CKD patients' heart health.

Red bell pepperलाल शिमला मिर्च

Low in potassium and high in Vitamins C, A, B6, as well as folic acid and fiber.


Pears, besides the fact that they are quite rich in iron, stimulates haematopoiesis, the formation of red blood cells.

Cranberriesलाल रंग की खट्टी बेर

Cranberries benefit CKD patients by protecting their Gastrointestinal (GI) tract and preventing ulcer-causing bacteria from attacking their stomach.

Blueberries नीलबदरी

High in antioxidants and manganese, which promotes bone health.

Garlic लहसुन

Reduces inflammation and can lower cholesterol.


Eggplant, also known as aubergine, is a great vegetable choice for kidney diets because it is low in potassium, sodium and phosphorus

Sprouts अंकुर

All of them are rich in fiber, vitamins and minerals but, mung bean sprout is better than soybean sprout, due to the low protein in it.

Low fat milkकम वसा वाला दूध


Olive oilजैतून का तेल

Vitamin D in olive oil can stimulate the absorption of calcium, which is a basic element of bone. In addition, the omega-3 fatty acid content is helpful for keeping the bone mineral density (BMD) and preventing osteoporosis.

A variety of herbs, salt-free seasoning mixes and salt-free

like lemon zest, paprika, curry powder, cumin and chili powder.

Package of low- or no-sodium microwave popcorn

alternative kidney friendly snack

Low-sodium crackers, pita chips or unsalted pretzels

alternative kidney friendly snack

Sugar free or low fat ice cream

your alternative for a sweet tooth!

Read labels carefully before purchase of any food item. Avoid purchase of processed foods.

All the above items are kidney friendly. However, it is important to control their portion size. Their quantity may vary depending on your stage of kidney disease. Hence, Doctor Advice is recommended.


Making healthy food choices and controlling sugar,fat, sodium and salt, potassium and phosphorus intakecan make a big difference in managing the risk factors for kidney disease and protecting the kidneys.


Heavily marinated items

Cream sauces and gravies

Soy sauce and ketchup

Salad dressings

Deep-fried foods

Salt-cured meats (including cold cuts, sausage, bacon, etc.)

All salt (including sea salt, garlic salt, etc.)

Dried fruit (raisins, prunes, dried apricots, figs)

Salt substitutes that have potassium










Cooked spinach