A reasonable diet is the important guarantee for the people to keep healthy. As to PKD patients, it is especially significant. What is the best diet for the patients? This article will tell you what to eat or avoid in the daily life.
Food that are suggested to eat more
You are advised to eat more fruit and vegetables rich in vitamin, including green vegetables, spinage, celery, cauliflower, tomato and orange, grapefruit, strawberry, kiwi berry and so on.
Food that contains much iron such as carrot, lean meat, pork liver, egg yolk, lettuce and so on.
Food that can help ease or eliminate stones like black fungus that is helpful for PKD patients.
The food that has a diuretic effect. It includes cucumber, white gourd, gherkin, bitter gourd, pomegranate, watermelon, grape and so on.
They can also eat more basic food such as tofu, potato, pumpkin, peas, mushroom, sea weed and milk.
Food that should be avoid or eat less
Alcohol drink: PKD patients should quit drinking especially white wine, for the alcohol drink can improve the activity of cystic protein and speed up the growth of cysts.
Fermented products: especially the bacteria fermented food like pickled bean curd and rotten eggs. And it is beneficial to control the progress of disease to avoid these kind of food.
High-protein food: too much protein intake can increase the burden of kidneys and make the symptoms of protein in urine worse, so patients should eat less of them.
Besides, coffee and chocolate can does great harm to your kidneys, so patients should avoid them.
After reading this article, do you have a knowledge of best diet for PKD patients? If you still have more questions about this disease, please consult our Live Doctor or send us an email at firstname.lastname@example.org, we will answer you as soon as possible.