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Renal Diet - Liquids

  • Liquid Measurements

 

o   1 teaspoon (tsp) = 5 milliliters (mL)

 

o   1 tablespoon (Tbsp) = 3 teaspoons = 15 milliliters

 

o   1 fluid ounce (fl. oz.) = 30 milliliters

 

o   1 cubic centimeter (cc) = 1 milliliter

 

o   1 cup = 8 ounces (oz) = 240 milliliters

 

o   1 pint = 2 cups = 16 ounces = 480 milliliters

 

o   1 quart (qt) = 4 cups = 2 pints = 960 milliliters

 

o   1 gallon = 4 quarts = 3.8 liters

 

o   1 liter (L) = almost 1 quart

 

  • Foods That Have Water In Them

 

o   ½ cup ice cream has 60 mL (about 2 oz water)

 

o   ½ cup sherbet has 70 mL (about 2-1/2 oz water)

 

o   1 whole Popsicle has 90 mL (about 3 oz water)

 

o   ½ cup gelatin has 100 mL (about 3-1/2 oz water)

 

o   ½ cup ice has about 110 mL (about 4 oz water)

 

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