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July 25, 2013 | Nutrition Articles

With kidney disease, you may need to limit dairy products because of their high phosphorus content. This table compares some examples of milk and milk substitutes.  Bolded and italicized products are the most kidney-friendly.

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Product Phosphorus (mg) Potassium (mg) Calcium (mg) Protein (g) Carbs (g) Calories
2% milk 116 189 148 4 6 60
Half & Half 112 152 128 3 5 160
Soy Milk 60-120 173 5 3.3 2 40
Rice Dream
Classic
30 34 10 0.5 14 60
Rice Dream
Enriched
75 30 150 0.2 14 67
Natur-a Rice
Vanilla
Trace 0 165 0.5 13 65
Almond
Breeze
Vanilla
25 90 225 0.5 1 20
Almond Breeze
Chocolate
50 120 225 1 11 60
Silk True
Almond
Vanilla
15 30 225 0.5 8 45
Silk True
Almond Choc.
20 60 225 0.5 12 60
Hemp Bliss
Vanilla
215 0-60 160 1 6 65
Hemp Bliss Chocolate 215 0-60 160 1.5 9 65
Flax Delight
Vanilla
75 2.5 150 0 6 35
Coconut Milk 127 333 20 3 7 292
Coffee Rich 59 52 Trace 0.3 18 174

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