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Dietary Information

 

A diet rich in potassium, magnesium, and sodium can be extremely beneficial in Gitelman Syndrome.

These may include foods such as:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

High potassium rich foods

Fruit

Oranges

Bananas

Papaya

Prunes

Raisins

Mango

Melon (cantaloupe)

Pears

Peach

Strawberries

Coconut

Pineapples

 

Vegetables

Baked potatoes
Sweet potatoes

Spinach

Swiss chard

Mushrooms
Kale

Brussels sprouts

Asparagus

 

 

Other foods including fish and meat

Lentils

Beans

Soya milk

Salmon

Turkey

Sunflower seeds

Peanut butter

Yoghurt

Molasses

Chocolate

 

High Magnesium rich foods

Shellfish
Oysters
Artichokes
Dark leafy greens

Nuts and seeds (like pumpkin seeds)

Mackerel

Soy beans

Whole grains (brown rice)

Avocados

Dark chocolate

Drinks

Coconut Water
V8 Juice

Tomato Juice

Orange Juice

Milk

Salty foods

Add extra salt to your food.

Smoked foods (like kippers and bacon)

Salted nuts and crisps

Marmite and Bovril

Gravy

Tinned soups

Tomato ketchup

AVOID

Licorice and cola (sodas) as these are diuretics and there has been research that has stated that these can lower potassium.