Kidney Dialysis Food Lists

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Food Lists for Kidney Health

The following foods are suggestions of options that may support better kidney health. Foods are listed under the mineral that your nephrologist may be monitoring over time.  Always follow your physician’s dietary recommendations.


Food High in Potassium (greater than 200 mg per serving):

One serving is about 1/2 cup or as stated

BREAD & STARCHES: Cracklin’ Oat Bran; Fiber One; Raisin Bran; All Bran; Bran Buds (1/4 cup); Bran Flakes; Fruit and Fiber; Mueslix; Shredded Wheat (1 cup)

VEGETABLES: Artichoke; Beets; Brussels Sprouts; Carrot Juice; Carrots, raw; Collard Greens; French Fries; Greens*, beet; Mixed Vegetables, canned; Parsnips; Potato, leached; Potato* (baked, boiled, dehydrated, fried, mashed); Potato Chips*; Pumpkin; Rutabaga; Spinach*, cooked; Squash* (acorn, butternut, spaghetti); Sun Dried Tomatoes; Sweet Potato; Swiss Chard; Taro; Tomatoes; Tomato Juice*; Tomato Paste*; Tomato Sauce*; Vegetable Juice*; Yams*

FRUITS: Apricots*, fresh; Avocado*, Banana*; Cantaloupe; Dates*; Dried Fruits*; Figs*, dried; Guava; Honeydew*; Kiwi; Mango; Nectarines; Oranges; Orange Juice*; Pear, fresh; Prunes; Prune Juice*; Raisins; Tangelo; Watermelon (1 cup)

DAIRY PRODUCTS: Chocolate Milk; Cocoa; Hot Chocolate; Milkshakes; Pudding (all flavors); Yogurt

MISCELLANEOUS: DRIED BEANS & PEAS*; Baked Beans; Black-eyed Peas; Butter Beans; Garbanzo; Kidney; Lentils; Lima; Navy; Pinto; Refried Beans; Split Peas; Soybeans; CHOCOLATE; Baby Ruth Bar; Butterfinger Bar; Payday Bar; Snickers Bar; Molasses; Nuts (all kinds); Salt Substitute*; Trail Mix

* very, very high in potassium.


Foods Moderate in Potassium (150 – 200 mg per serving):

One serving is about 1/2 cup or as stated

BREAD & STARCHES: Basic 4 Cereal (1 cup); Fruit Shredded Wheat; Grape Nuts; Great Grains; Just Right (1cup); Low Fat Granola-no raisins; Nutri-Grain Cereal (1 cup); Quick-N-Hearty Quaker Oatmeal

VEGETABLES: Asparagus; Bamboo Shoots, canned; Broccoli; Carrots, boiled; Celery; Corn; Greens (mustard, turnip); Mixed Vegetables, frozen; Mushrooms; Okra; Peas, green; Rutabaga; Soybeans, sprouted; Summer Squash; Zucchini, cooked/raw

POTATO PRODUCTS: Ore Ida Crispy Crowns (12 pc.); Ore Ida Potatoes O’Brien with onions and peppers; Ore Ida Mini Tater Tots (19 pc.); Ore Ida Southern Style Has Browns (2/3 cup)

FRUITS: Apricot Nectar; Cherries, sweet; Grapefruit (1/2); Grapefruit Juice; Mandarin Oranges, canned; Papaya (1/4 whole fruit); Peach, fresh; Pineapple Juice; Rhubarb; Tangerine

DAIRY PRODUCTS: Buttermilk; Cream, Half & Half; Dry Milk; Ice Cream; Ice Milk; Milk (skim, whole, 1%, 2%)

MISCELLANEOUS: Krackel Bar; Hershey Hugs/Kisses (8); Milky Way Bar; Peanut Brittle (4 oz.); Peanut M&Ms; Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups (2); Soy Milk; Tofu


Foods Low in Potassium (less than 150 mg per serving):

One serving is about 1/2 cup or as stated

BREAD & STARCHES: Breads (any type); Bagels; Crackers (graham, soda, snack); Cookies; Corn Chips; Croissants; Doughnut; English Muffin; Pasta; Popcorn; Rice; Sweet Roll; Triscuit; CEREAL – all others including: Cap N’ Crunch; Cheerios; Corn Chex; Cornflakes; Cream of Wheat; Crispix; Grits; Kix; Life; Oat Bran (1/4 cup); Oatmeal; Special K; Wheaties

VEGETABLES: Alfalfa Sprouts; Beans (green, wax); Bean Sprouts; Beets, canned; Cabbage, coleslaw; Cauliflower; Cucumber; Eggplant; Garlic; Hominy; Lettuce; Onion; Parsley; Peppers; Radish; Snow Peas; Turnips; Water Chestnuts

FRUITS: Apples; Apple Juice; Applesauce; Apricots, canned (4-halves); Blackberries; Boysenberries; Blueberries; Cranberries; Cranberry Juice; Fruit Cocktail; Grapes; Grape Juice; Lemon; Lime; Papaya Nectar; Passion Fruit; Peaches, canned; Peach Nectar; Pears, canned; Pineapple; Plums; Raspberries; Strawberries

DAIRY PRODUCTS: Cheese; Eggs; Cottage Cheese; Sour Cream; Thank You brand canned pudding; Hunt’s pudding cups

MISCELLANEOUS: Almond Joy Bar; Butterscotch; Caramel (5 pc.); Coffee; Fig Bars; Gelatin; Gingersnaps; Hard Candy; Hershey’s Chocolate Syrup; Jam/Jelly; Kit Kat Bar; Ketchup (1 Tbsp); Krave Bars; M&M’s, plain; Mrs. Dash; Ocean Spray; Peanut Butter (1 T.); Nestle Crunch Bar; Nutri-Grain Bars; Onion Rings; Popsicles; Pie (apple, cherry, lemon, pineapple, strawberry, raspberry); Rice Cakes; Salad Dressing; Soda Pop; Sorbet/Sherbet; Sunny Delight; Tang; Tea; Three Musketeers Bar; Very Fine Juice (apple, banana, strawberry)


Foods High in Phosphorus (greater than 160 mg per serving):

MEATS, ETC: Fish & Seafood (3 oz.) – Bass, Catfish, Clams, Cod, Crab (real and imitation), Flounder, Halibut, Orange Roughy, Pollack, Salmon (canned with bones), Sardines (canned with bones), Scallops (breaded and fried – 4 to 6 pieces), Shrimp (Breaded and Fried – 10 to 11 pieces), Swordfish, Trout, Tuna (canned in oil); Lamb (3 oz); Liver (3 oz); Pork (3 oz); Turkey (3 oz); Veal (3 oz)

BREAD & STARCHES: Bulgar (1/2 cup); Cornbread (prepared from dry mix) – 1 piece; Golden Grahams (3/4 cup); Frosted Mini-Wheats (1 cup); Kellogg’s Raisin Bran (1 cup); Lentils, cooked (1/2 cup); Post Shredded Wheat (1 cup); Trail Mix (1/2 cup).

DAIRY PRODUCTS: Buttermilk (8 oz); Chocolate Milk (8 oz); Chocolate Pudding – instant (4 oz); Egg Nog (8 oz); Milk (8 oz.); Milkshakes (8 oz); Ricotta Cheese (1/2 cup); Swiss Cheese (1 oz); Yogurt (8 oz)


Foods Moderately High in Phosphorus (110-160 mg per serving):

MEATS, ETC: Bacon (2 slices); Beef (3 oz); Chicken (3 oz); Chicken Pot Pie (one small); Fish and Seafood (3 oz) – Lobster, Oysters, Perch, Steamed Shrimp, Tuna (canned in water)

BREAD & STARCHES: Biscuits (one 4-inch biscuit from recipe); Waffle (one from mix); Pancake (one from mix); Cheerios (1-1/4 cup); Wheaties (1 cup); Wheat CHEX (1 cup); Oatmeal (1 cup)

DAIRY PRODUCTS: Cheddar Cheese (1 oz.); Cottage Cheese (1/2 cup); Custard (1/2 cup); Fat-free Cream Cheese (2 Tbsp.); Mozzarella Cheese (1 oz.); Provolone Cheese (1 oz.); Pudding – instant, made with milk (1/2 cup)

DRIED BEANS & PEAS: Baked Beans (1/2 cup); Black-eyed Peas (1/2 cup); Black Beans (1/2 cup); Chili Beans (1/2 cup); Garbanzo Beans (1/2 cup); Kidney Beans (1/2 cup); Lima Beans (1/2 cup); Pinto Beans (1/2 cup); Refried Beans (1/2 cup)

NUTS & SEEDS: Almonds (22 nuts); Cashews (18 medium nuts); Pecans (20 halves); Pumpkin Seeds (50 seeds); Sunflower Seeds (50 seeds)

MISCELLANEOUS: Angel Food Cake (one piece); Beer (12 oz); Doughnut (one medium); Peanut Butter (2 Tbsp); Soy Milk (8 oz)


Foods Low in Phosphorus (less than 110 mg per serving):

MEATS, ETC: Egg (one): Hot Dog (one); Sausage, fresh; Frozen Fish Sticks (two sticks)

BREAD & STARCHES: Bagel (one); all Bread (one slice); Biscuit (one made from refrigerated dough); Croissant (one); all Crackers (four); Cereals, including: Cocoa Puffs (1 cup); Corn, Rice CHEX (1 cup); Corn Flakes (1 cup); Corn Pops (1 cup); Cream of Wheat (3/4 cup); Kix (1-1/3 cup); Rice Krispies (1-1/4 cup); Special K (1 cup); English Muffin (one); Pasta (1/2 cup); Noodles (1/2 cup); Rice (1/2 cup); Popcorn (1 cup); Tortilla (one)

VEGETABLES: All Vegetables are Low in Phosphorus

FRUITS: All Fruits are Low in Phosphorus

DAIRY PRODUCTS: Brie (1 oz); Cream Cheese (2 Tbsp); Feta Cheese (1 oz); Ice Cream (1/2 cup); Half & Half (1/2 cup); Grated Parmesan Cheese (2 Tbsp); Sour Cream (2 Tbsp); Whipping Cream (1/2 cup)

NUTS & SEEDS: Macadamia Nuts (12 nuts); Peanuts (28 nuts); Walnuts (14 halves)

MISCELLANEOUS: Cake (one piece); Coffee (6 oz); Cookie (one); Fruit Works; Hard Candy; Jelly Beans; Nestea COOL Iced Tea (8 oz); Non-dairy Creamer (1/2 cup); Pie (one piece); Ready-to-Eat Pudding (1/2 cup); Unenriched Rice Milk (8 oz); Snickers bar (one 2 oz bar); Soda Pop (12 oz); Tea (6 oz)


Foods High in Sodium (greater than 300 mg per serving):

1 serving is about 1 cup or as stated
MEATS, ETC: Anchovies, canned in olive oil (5); Bacon (2 slices), Beef Jerky (1 oz); Canned Meats (1 oz); Corned Beef (2 oz); Cured or Smoked Meats (2-3 oz); Fish Sticks (6); Ham (2-3 oz); Hot Dogs (1 each); Imitation Crab (1 oz); Luncheon Meats (1-2 oz); Pepperoni (3 slices); Sausage, pork or beef (1 link)

BREAD & STARCHES: Biscuits, plain or butter milk (1); Bisquick (2 pancakes); Cornbread (1 slice); English Muffins (1 whole); Kellogg’s Raisin Bran; Noodles, boxed mixes; Potatoes, boxed mixes; Rice, boxed mixes; rolls, commercial (1); Waffles, plain (1)

VEGETABLES: Baked Beans, Sauerkraut (2 Tbsp); Soup or Broth, regular canned; Spaghetti Sauce, canned; Tomato Juice (6 Fluid oz) Vegetables, frozen with sauce; Vegetables, pickled; Vegetables, regular canned; V-8 Juices (6 fluid oz)

DAIRY PRODUCTS: Blue Cheese (1 oz); Cottage Cheese; Processed Cheese (1 oz); Roquefort Cheese (1 oz)

SNACKS/DESSERTS: Chex Mix; Pudding, dry mix instant

MISCELLANEOUS: Baking Soda (1 tsp); Kraft Cheese Whiz (2 Tbsp); Olives, green (5); Pickles, dill (1 medium); Pretzels (1 oz); Salted Nuts; Soy Sauce Soy Sauce (2 tsp)


Foods Moderately High in Sodium (100 – 300 mg per serving):

1 serving is about 1 cup or as stated
MEATS, ETC: Cocktail Shrimp, cooked (3 oz); Fried Egg (1); Poached Egg (1); Some Healthy Choice and Butterball Luncheon Meats (2 oz); Regular Canned Tuna (3 oz)

BREAD & STARCHES: Commercially Prepared Breads (whole wheat, white, rye, etc.), Cheerios; Crescent Dinner Rolls (1); Frosted Flakes; Golden Grahams; Kix; Homemade Muffins (1); Instant Oatmeal (1 pkt); Rice Chex; Rice Krispies; Special K; Tortillas (1); Wheaties; Bagels (1 whole); Basic 4 Cereal

VEGETABLES: Artichoke Hearts, boiled with salt; Low Sodium Tomato Juice, V-8 Light Tangy

DAIRY PRODUCTS: American cheese (1 oz); Buttermilk; Brie Cheese (1 oz); Cheddar Cheese (1 oz); Cream Cheese, fat-free (2 Tbsp); Feta Cheese (1 oz); Mozzarella (1 oz)

SNACKS/DESSERTS: Wheat Thins, reduced fat (16 crackers); Triscuits (7 crackers); Snickers Bar (2 oz bar); Reese’s Peanut Butter cups (2 Cups); Potato Chips (1 oz); Nabisco Cheese Nips (29 crackers); Milky Way Bar (2.15 oz bar); Jell-O Chocolate Pudding Snacks (1); Graham Crackers, plain or honey (1 oz); Gingersnaps; Corn Chips (1 oz); Cheese Balls (1 oz); Betty Crocker Bugles (1-1/3 cup); Better Cheddars (22 crackers); Angel Food Cake (1 oz)

MISCELLANEOUS: A1 Steak Sauce (1 Tbsp); Baking Powder (1 Tbsp); Catsup (1 Tbsp) Doughnut (1); Hot Chocolate (1oz packet); Kaukauna cheese Spread (2 Tbsp); Black Olives (12); 2 Slices Bread and Butter Pickles (1 oz); Commercial Salad Dressing (2 Tbsp); Hellmann’s Tartar Sauce (2 Tbsp)


Foods Low in Sodium (less than 100 mg per serving):

1 serving is about 1 cup or as stated

MEATS, ETC: All Meats that are NOT Cured, Smoked or Highly Processed; Boiled Eggs (1); Egg Beaters; Tofu, raw firm; Low Sodium Canned Tuna (1 can)

BREAD & STARCHES: Salt Free Bread (1 slice); Corn Pops; Cream of Wheat, instant cooked (3/4 cup); Frosted Mini-Wheats; Pasta, Noodles, Rice, white/brown

VEGETABLES: Canned Vegetables without Salt, All Fresh Vegetables, Frozen Vegetables without Sauce, Campbell’s Low Sodium Soup

FRUITS: All Fruits are Low Sodium

DAIRY PRODUCTS: Butter (1 Tbsp); Colby Jack Cheese (1 slice); Cream Cheese (2 Tbsp); Evaporated Milk, canned (1 Tbsp); Milk (whole, 2%, 1%, skim); Muenster Cheese (1 slice); Neufchatel Cheese (1 oz); Parmesan, Grated (1 Tbsp); Ricotta (1 oz); Sour Cream (1 Tbsp); Swiss Goat’s Milk; Yogurt

SNACKS/DESSERTS: Apple Newtons, fat-free (2 cookies); Animal Crackers (11 pieces); Ice Cream (½ cup); Jell-O, sugar-free; Kit-Kat Wafer Bars (1.5 oz bar) Mr GoodBar (1.74oz bar); Redenbacher Popcorn, microwave no salt (2 Tbsp unpopped); Rice Cakes (1 cake); Rice Krispies Treats Squares (0.8 oz sq); Ritz Crackers (5 cracker); Snackwell’s fat-free Devil’s Food Cookie Snack (1 cookies); Sorbet; Vanilla Wafers (8 cookies); Low sodium Wheat Thins (16 crackers); Zestidos (11 chips)

MISCELLANEOUS: Apple Butter (1Tbsp); Bac-Os (1-1/2 Tbsp); coffee; Coffee-Mate Creamer (1 Tbsp); Croutons (1 Tbsp); Egg Nog; Hellmann’s Mayonnaise (1 Tbsp); Honey; Horseradish; Mrs. Dash; Mustard; Nestle Crunch Bar; Nutri-Grain Bars; Soda Pop; Soy Milk, Tea


Foods High in Purines

MEATS: Anchovies, Carp, Haddock, Herring, Mackerel, Ocean Perch or Redfish Trout, Goose, Mincemeat, Meat Extracts, Liver, Kidney, Heart, Brain, Sardines, Shrimp

VEGETABLES: Cowpeas, Lentils, Great Northern Beans, Split Peas, Pinto Beans, Soybeans, White Beans

NUTS/SEEDS: Poppy Seeds

MISCELLANEOUS: Bouillon, Broth, Gravies, Yeast (Baker’s, Brewer’s)


Foods Moderately High in Purines

MEATS: Codfish, Halibut, Salmon, Tuna, Whitefish, Beef, Pork, Lamb, Veal, Meat Soups, Chicken, Duck, Turkey, Crab, Lobster, Oyster, Scallops, Rabbit, Quail, Venison

VEGETABLES: Asparagus, Cauliflower, Green Peas, Mushrooms, Spinach, Kidney Beans, Lima Bean

BREADS & STARCHES: Oatmeal, Wheat Germ, Whole Grain Breads


Foods Moderately Low in Purines

VEGETABLES: All, except those listed above, Vegetable Soups without meat extract or broth

DAIRY PRODUCTS: Low-fat cheese, Low-fat milk, Low-fat yogurt, frozen yogurt

FRUIT: All fruit and fruit juices

GRAINS & STARCHES: Breads, Corn Cereal, Noodles, Pasta, Waffles, White Rice, Cornbread, Refined Wheat Flour

NUTS: Almonds, Hazelnuts, Walnuts, Peanut butter

MISCELLANEOUS: Gelatin, Tea, Tapioca, Eggs


Foods High in Oxalates

VEGETABLES: Green Beans, Wax Beans, Dried Beans, Boiled/Raw Beans, Beans in Tomato Sauce, Beets (Roots, Tops, Greens), Celery, Chard, Chicory, Collards, Dandelion Greens, Eggplant, Escarole, Kale, Leeks, Okra, Parsley, Parsnips, Green Pepper, Sweet Peppers, Chili Peppers, Pokeweed, Rutabagas, Boiled/Fresh Spinach, Summer Squash, Sweet Potato, Watercress

FRUITS: Blackberries, Blueberries, Dew Berries, Green Goose Berries, Raspberries (red or black), Strawberries, Red Currants, Citrus Peel, Canned Fruit Cocktail, Concord Grapes, Plums, Canned/Stewed Rhubarb, Tangerine

BEVERAGES: Cocoa, Juices with Berries, Ovaltine and Other Mixes, Indian Tea, Beer – Draft, Stout, Guiness, Lager, Tuborg, Pilsner

NUTS/SEEDS: Cashews, Peanuts, Pecans, Sunflower Seeds

MISCELLANEOUS: Chocolate, Fig Netwons, Fruit Cake, Graham Crackers, White Corn Grits, Pepper (>1 tsp/day), Popcorn, Soybean Crackers, Wheat Germ, Whole Wheat Flower

* In addition to limiting your oxalate intake, you should be sure to consume at least 2 liters (8 cups or 64 oz) of liquid everyday. This will help prevent further stone formation. Water is the preferred liquid for you to consume since coffee, tea, juices, chocolate-containing beverages, and cola all contain a fair amount of oxalates.


Foods Low in Oxalates

VEGETABLES: Avocado, Boiled Broccoli, Boiled Brussels Sprouts, Boiled Cabbage, Raw Cucumber, Boiled Cauliflower, Chives, Green Peas (boiled/canned), Boiled White Potatoes, 1 Small Radish, Boiled Turnips, Canned Waterchestnuts

FRUITS: Bananas, Cherries, Red Seedless Grapes, Mangoes, Melons, Nectarines, Hawaiian Papaya, Canned Peaches, Canned Pears, Canned Pineapple, Plums, Watermelon

BEVERAGES: Apple Juice, Cider, Cola, Minute Maid Cranberry Juice, Grapefruit Juice, Lemonade, Milk, Orange Juice, Pineapple Juice, Wine

MISCELLANEOUS: Butter, Margarine, Cheddar Cheese, Chicken Noodle Soup, Cornflakes, Eggs, Fish (except sardines), Ham, Jelly/Jam with Allowed Fruits, Lean Meats (Beef, Lamb, Pork), Boiled Egg Noodles, Cooked Macaroni/Spaghetti, Oatmeal, Porridge, 1 Tbsp Mayonnaise, Poultry, Boiled Rice, Salad Dressings, Vegetable Oils, 1 Slice White Bread

Low Fat/Low Cholesterol

Foods High in Fat/Cholesterol

MEAT, POULTRY, FISH & SHELLFISH: “Prime” Grade Fatty Cuts of Meat: Beef (Corned Beef Brisket, Regular Ground, Short Ribs), Pork (Spareribs, Blade Roll), Goose, Domestic Duck, Organ Meats, Sausage, Bacon, Regular Luncheon Meats, Frankfurters, Caviar, Ro

DAIRY PRODUCTS: Whole Milk (Regular, Evaporated Condensed), Cream, Half and Half, Most Non-dairy Creamers, Imitation Milk Products, Whipped Cream, Custard Style Yogurt, Whole-Milk Ricotta, Brie, Neufchatel, Sour Cream, Hard Cheeses (Swiss, American, Feta, Cheddar, Muenster, Cream Cheese)

EGGS: Egg Yolks

FATS AND OILS: Butter, Coconut Oil, Palm Kernel Oil, Bacon Fat, Lard, Margarine or Shortening Made From Saturated Fats Listed Above

BREADS & STARCHES: Croissant, Butter Rolls, Sweet Rolls, Danish, Pastry, Doughnuts, Most Snack Crackers (Cheese Crackers, Butter Crackers, Those Made with Saturated Oils), Granola-Type Cereals Made with Saturated Oils, Egg Noodles, Pasta & Rice Prepared with Cream, Butter or Cheese Sauces

FRUITS & VEGETABLES: Vegetables Prepared in Butter, Cream or Sauce

SWEETS & SNACKS: High-Fat Frozen Desserts (Ice Cream, Frozen Tofu), High-Fat Cakes (most store bought pound and frosted cakes), Store-Bought Pies, Most Store-Bought Cookies, Most Candy: Chocolate Bars, High-Fat Snacks (Chips, Buttered Popcorn), High-Fat Beverages (Frappes, Milkshakes, Floats and Eggnogs)


Foods Moderately High in Fat/Cholesterol

DAIRY PRODUCTS: 2% Milk, Yogurt, Part-Skim Ricotta, Part-Skim or Imitation Hard Cheese Like Part-Skim Mozzarella, “Light” Cream Cheese, “Light” Sour Cream

FATS AND OILS: Nuts, Seeds, Avocados, Olives, Solid Shortening, Stick Margarine

BREADS & STARCHES: Store-Bought Pancakes, Waffles, Biscuits, Muffins, Cornbread

SWEETS & SNACKS: Frozen Desserts (Ice Milk), Homemade Cakes, Cookies, and Pies Using Unsaturated Oils Sparingly, Fruit Crisps and Cobblers


Foods Low in Fat/Cholesterol

MEAT, POULTRY, FISH & SHELLFISH: Poultry without Skin, Fish, Shellfish, Lean Cuts of Meat with Fat Trimmed: Beef (Round, Sirloin, Chuck, Loin), Lamb (Leg, Arm, Loin, Rib), Pork (Tenderloin, Leg, Shoulder), Veal (All Trimmed Cuts except Ground)

DAIRY PRODUCTS: Skim Milk, 1% Milk, Low-Fat Buttermilk, Low-Fat Evaporated or Nonfat Milk, Low-Fat Yogurt, Low-fat Soft Cheeses (Cottage, Farmer), Cheese Labeled No More Than 2 to 6 Grams of Fat Per Ounce

EGGS: Egg Whites, Cholesterol-Free Egg Substitutes

FATS AND OILS: Unsaturated Vegetable Oils (Canola, Olive, Peanut, Corn, Safflower, Sesame, Soybean), Margarine Made from Unsaturated Fats Listed Above: Liquid, Tub, Diet, Non-Fat Non-Dairy Creamer

BREADS & STARCHES: Breads (White, Whole Wheat, Pumpernickel, Rye Breads, Pita, Bagel, English Muffin, Sandwich Buns, Dinner Rolls, Rice Cakes), Low-Fat Crackers (Matzo, Bread Sticks, Rye Krisp, Saltines, Zwieback), Hot Cereals, Most Cold Dry Cereals, Pasta (Plain Noodles, Spaghetti, Macaroni), Any Grain Rice, Dried Peas and Beans (Split Peas, Black-Eyed Peas, Chick Peas, Kidney Beans, Navy Beans, Lentils, Soybeans, Soybean Curd (tofu)

FRUITS & VEGETABLES: Fresh, Frozen, Canned or Dried Fruits and Vegetables

SWEETS & SNACKS: Low-Fat Frozen Desserts (Sherbet, Sorbet, Italian Ice, Frozen Yogurt, Popsicles), Low-Fat Cakes (Angel Food Cake), Low-Fat Cookies (Fig Bars, Gingersnaps), Low-Fat Candy (Jelly Beans, Hard Candy), Low-Fat Snacks Like Plain Popcorn and Pretzels, Nonfat Beverages like Carbonated Drinks, Juices, Tea, Coffee


What counts as fluid?

Milk, Coffee, Lemonade, Soup, Ice cream, Tea, Juice, Soft drinks, Gelatin, Sherbet, Water, Ice cubes, Alcohol, Popsicles, Pudding, Yogurt, Gravy