Very Simple Variation Request end stage Kidney Disease


#1

Please make a variation of Soylent with out Magnesium Oxide, Potassium Gluconate and Potassium iodide. These three changes would render Soylent-K far safer for Kidney Dyalisys pacients. The only other option on the market is Nepro and at $78 for 24 cans you can understand why its despteraly needed http://www.amazon.com/Nepro-Nutrition-Homemade-Vanilla-8-Ounce/dp/B000ARPKAS/ref=sr_1_16?s=hpc&ie=UTF8&qid=1412129189&sr=1-16&keywords=renal


#2

One of the DIY sellers at powderedfoods.com could probably make such a version. @axcho in particular has been very open to making custom recipe variants.


#3

How critical is the Magnesium Oxide requirement? Would Magnesium Gluconate be better or worse?


#4

Looking at the total daily amount of magnesium at 400 mg in Soylent is the equivalent of 8 cans of Nepro. If you were to drink 8 oz of Soylent the magnesium is about 50 mg, same as a can of Nepro. Potassium would be at 437 mg. There is no added phosphorus. If you were to replace 2 meals a day with Soylent as most people are doing neither magnesium or potassium are a concern. It would also provide about 75 Gm of protein. Magnesium becomes a concern when it is a supplement or taken for constipation by renal patients So IMO and that of my renal dietitian Soylent can be consumed by dialysis patients to replace 2 meals per day. I am encouraging RL to make a formula that can replace all meals for dialysis patients in the future. Oh and don’t forget to take your binder. :smile: