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When a person is diagnosed with kidney disease, the medical team will provide specific foods to eat after a kidney transplant. 
The list of foods to eat will vary depending on the type of kidney disease and the stage of the patient's condition. 

Who should guide me on my diet after a kidney transplant?

Dietitians and nutritionists from the transplant center will help you in creating a customized diet after a kidney transplant. 
They will assist you in deciding what foods you should include and how much of those foods to take in each day.
They will also advise you on the types of meals to avoid after kidney disease has been treated.
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When a person is diagnosed with kidney disease, the medical team will provide specific foods to eat after a kidney transplant.
The list of foods to eat will vary depending on the type of kidney disease and the stage of the patient's condition. 
Dietitians and nutritionists from the transplant center will help you in creating a customized diet after a kidney transplant. 
They will assist you in deciding what foods you should include and how much of those foods to take in each day.
They will also advise you on the types of meals to avoid after kidney disease has been treated.

Developing a meal plan after a kidney transplant.

Before you start developing a meal plan to eat after kidney failure, you need to understand how your body reacts to different foods. 
A person with renal failure may have severe food allergies or intolerances. In such cases, avoiding foods that may trigger symptoms is important.

Foods to eat after a Kidney transplant

Foods that are high in protein and low in saturated fats, rich in potassium and magnesium, and sugar are highly recommended.

Fruits are generally tolerated by most people and usually do not cause any side effects. It is recommended to eat at least five servings of fruits each day.
Bananas, apples, pineapple, peaches, melons, and grapes are good fruits to eat after kidney failure because they are rich in water and fiber, which are important for the overall health of the body. 
You should limit your intake of other citrus fruits and foods that are high in fructose, as these can aggravate your hypercalcemia (disease complication).
Fish should be included in your daily meals.

Other foods to consider consuming are lean meats and seafood kinds of fish are always safe to eat, such as salmon and tuna.
Avoiding deep-fried fish is a good idea.
Include vegetables, whole grains, lean meats, poultry, eggs, and low-fat dairy products such as yogurt. 
Other foods that are good to comprise in your diet include; 
. legumes (beans, lentils, peas, etc. )
. nuts (Brazil nuts, almonds, cashews)
. seeds (sunflower seeds, pumpkin seeds).
Take rice, whole-grain bread, cereals, portions of pasta, and potatoes.
Foods to eat include those that are rich in antioxidants, such as blueberries, raspberries, strawberries and blackberries, green tea, kidney beans, peas, dried beans, peas, and dried fruit.
Some of these foods have additional health benefits. 
It is best to choose balanced and natural food items. 
For example, green tea can reduce the risk of heart disease and kidney stones. 
Moreover, blackberries and raspberries contain an abundance of antioxidants that fight free radicals, which are damaging to the body.

Sugary foods include honey, maple syrup, molasses, cane sugar, natural honey, molasses, cane sugar, organic raw honey and dried or compressed natural honey. 
It is also advisable to choose unsweetened table sugar.
Sweeteners can also cause problems in people with kidney disease. 
However, this problem can be solved easily by using natural sugar substitutes, especially if your kidney disease condition is diabetic. 

Foods to avoid after kidney transplant.

Foods to avoid or lower in the amount include those that are high in fat, salt, cholesterol, and sugar. 
Avoid foods made with white flour, such as bread, crackers, and pasta. 

As much as possible, it is always advisable to eat these types of foods in moderation because they have high levels of carbohydrates.
Other foods to avoid or lower the amount of include those made with whole grain flour, including brown rice, quinoa, wild rice, and oats.