Flashcards in Specialty Diets Deck (18):
Main protein source of hypoallergenic foods.
Fish, duck, venison
Carbohydrate sources from hypoallergenic foods.
Characteristics of obesity control diets.
Decrease fat and energy, increase fiber, increase carnitine, measurable amounts.
Characteristics of food for enteritis.
Easily digestible and bland
Characteristics of kidney control diets.
Decreased protein, decreased phosphorus, decreased sodium, helps slow kidney disease
What should you avoid in kidney disease cases?
Protein, phosphorus, sodium
What should you avoid with liver disease?
Protein and sodium
Characteristics of heart disease diets.
Decreased sodium and chloride, protein, phosphorus
Characteristics of diabetic diets.
High protein, low carbs, has the ability to reduce insulin requirements
Examples of other specialty diets.
Hairball control, oral care, active diets, skin diets
What factors affect urinary stone development?
Water intake, mineral content, pH of diet
What pH does not allow struvite crystals to form?
No diets will dissolve which type of urolith?
How long can diets be fed that are designed to dissolve crystals?
No more than six months
Body uses available _____ first.
Immunosuppression, infection, surgical complication, hormonal imbalance
How can you treat malnourishment?
Force feeding, tube feeding