A 38-year-old female asked:
Is potato allowed for renal patients?
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Dr. Oscar Novickanswered
Pediatrics 60 years experience
Potatoes: Because potatoes are rich in potassium, therfore are restricted for renal patient, by soaking the potatoes and boiling the potatoes you reduce the potassium under those cicumstance a little may be eaten.
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Dr. Lynne Weixelanswered
Clinical Psychology 38 years experience
Maybe, but take care: Need to reduce the potassium! cut potatoes into very small pieces (grated) to expose the potato surfaces to lots of water. Studies show the amount & temp of the water and time soaked or boiled makes a difference. Link: http://www.Davita.Com/kidney-disease/diet-and-nutrition/diet-basics/lowering-potassium-in-potatoes/e/5323.
4.9k viewsReviewed Dec 28, 2022
Last updated Dec 28, 2022
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