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Dialysis and nuts
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Red_N_Yelllow_Roses posted:
My father was put on dialysis a few months ago and i was wondering if he can still have nuts? some people say no and others say no.
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John-SKPT responded:
Ot depends on his blood levels of various things: not everyone retains the same amounts of the same chemicals. Peanust are relatively high in potassium (but peanuts aren't really nuts they are legumes); Pecans are about 1/3 lower in potassium. Different nuts and drupes have differeing contents of things.

So probably you need to discuss it with the nutritionist at the dialysis center. That person will have his current lab results and can make some safe judgments.
 
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Red_N_Yelllow_Roses responded:
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