How 1 portion protein looks like

Protein

 

Protein’s function is to build muscles and improve body’s immune system.

If you do not eat enough protein, the body will

  • break down tissue and muscle
  • leading to muscle loss and increase risk to infection.

 
It is important to eat a right amount of protein when your kidneys are weak. Overeating protein will cause accumulation of waste products in your body which cause nauseous, weakness, tired, short of breath and lose appetite.

You Current Protein level is              g/L. (Ideal range 35 – 50 g/L)

Your current intake is              portion a day.

You will need               portion of protein a day.

1 Portion Protein

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Meat – 30g ~ ⅓ palm size ~ 1 matchbox size

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Prawn (no shell) – 30g ~ 4 medium prawn

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Egg white – 70g ~ 2 egg white

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Egg – 60g ~ 1 whole

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Legume (raw) – 30g ~ ¼ cup

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Bean curd (tofu) – 80g ~ ½ average square

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Fish ball – 70g ~ 3 medium

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Fish (with bone) – 60g ~ ½ medium fish

Please consult your dietitian for any enquiry.

 

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