Diet in glomerulonephritis

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Information about the disease

At first, the disease is almost asymptomatic. In most of the cases are diagnosed when the disease process is at an advanced stage. Develop glomerulonephritis by both children and adults (under 40 years). Predisposing factors include upper respiratory tract infections: pneumonia, tonsillitis, scarlet fever, etc., In some cases, the cause of getting streptoderma (purulent skin lesions). Ill can the people subjected to prolonged hypothermia. In addition to medical treatment and the patient is prescribed a special diet.

Excluded products

Diet is prescribed for glomerulonephritis, is characterized by salt reduction (food is to add salt when serving), as well as limiting the amount of fluid to 1 l per day. In this pathology, patients must completely abandon the use of some products. In the "black list" includes:
• Spices, spices, spices
• Meat, mushroom and fish broth
• Fatty meats and fish
• Canned, prepared foods and meats.
• Alcohol (any alcoholic beverages exacerbate the problem)
• Legumes, raw onions, garlic, radish, radish, sorrel, spinach, mushrooms
• Chocolate
• Meat, fish and mushroom sauces
• Pepper, mustard, horseradish
• Strong coffee and cocoa
• Sodium mineral water
• lard

Advice on nutrition

in glomerulonephritis diet should be a fraction – patients are advised to eat up to 5 times a day in small portions. It's advisable to follow a diet and eat about the same time.

• intake of carbohydrates – 400-450 g (about 90 g of simple carbs)
• the rate of protein — 80 g
• the Norm of fat – 90-100 g
• Average daily calorie intake – 2700-2900 kcal

the basis of the diet should be the following products:
• Vegetables, berries, fruits (in priority those that contain a lot of potassium – this category includes bananas, beets, etc.)
• low-fat varieties of fish
• lean meats (chicken, rabbit meat, veal)
• Not very fatty milk and milk products
• Vegetable oil
• Unsalted butter
• Sweets (2-3 servings per week)
• juices, fruit drinks
• fruit drinks, herbal teas, weak tea
• Eggs, welded soft-boiled
• Variety of dishes from cereals (Kashi, krupenye, casseroles)
• Salt-free bread yesterday's baking, biscuits
• Tomato, vegetables, fruit, sour cream sauces

Sample menu

• Breakfast: serving of cereal, vegetable salad with vegetable oil, tea
• Second Breakfast: an Apple (better to bake it in the oven)
• Lunch: vegetable soup, mashed potatoes with butter, steam cutlets from chicken meat, juice or compote
• Snack: Apple or pear
• Dinner: cottage cheese pie, yoghurt, tea
• Shortly before bedtime: kefir


Diet in glomerulonephritis allows you to quickly get rid of unpleasant symptoms. It is worth remembering that the discomfort can have a variety of products – accounting for diet, you should listen to your feelings.