A 7-year-old girl has been diagnosed with nephrotic syndrome. She appears bloated, weak, and eats less than what is expected. The physician recommends dietary protein in each meals to supplement the losses. In order to achieve a healthy diet and prevent worsening the condition, which of the following should be done?


•Serving the child’s favorite food increases appetite and is more appealing. Nutritious foods like fish, poultry, fruits and vegetables should be included in each meal.

•It's important to separate meals from activities so the child can focus on food.

•Offering sweet rewards diminishes the child’s food preference.

•Various nutritious snacks contribute to a healthy diet, however constant snacking throughout the day alters meal patterns.

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