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Protein and Albumin

Diverse Support Group Hispanic Senior Couple

Albumin is a major protein found in the blood. Most people on dialysis should try for a goal of eating 8–10 ounces of protein each day to keep albumin levels up. Getting the right amount of protein will help to:

build muscles
repair tissue
fight infections
Protein-rich foods include:

fresh meats
poultry (chicken and turkey)
fish and other seafood
eggs or egg whites
small servings of dairy products