How To Leach Potassium out of Vegetables
Learning how to
leach potassium out of vegetables
to reduce the amount of potassium is a basic skill that is very important to you when cooking for a renal diet.
You will need more potassium restriction as your kidney failure worsens, and while on dialysis.
Leaching is the process of removing potassium out of vegetables by soaking and other means so that the vegetable releases some of it's potassium instead of ingesting it.
What is leaching?
Leaching reduces the amount of potassium in vegetables to 25-50% of the original value.
Read our step-by-step guide here
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Renal Diet Guidelines for Kidney Dialysis
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