This guide provides information on fluid intake guidelines. A Registered Dietitian can provide detailed nutrition education to help you develop a personal action plan.
Because you have special needs, you need to limit the amount of fluid (liquid) that you drink or eat. Each day you can have.Use measuring cups and spoons to be exact.
Examples of fluids are:
If a more stringent fluid restriction is warranted, your dietitian will discuss with you. Some foods are considered to be fluids.
These include pudding, custard, soups, ice cream, and yogurt. In addition, melons contain more than 90% water, so they may need to be limited.
These measuring techniques and amounts will help you in adding up your daily fluids:
Follow these tips to help control fluid intake:
*1 cup ice = 3/4 cup fluid
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