What Food Should Patients with Polycystic Kidney Disease Avoid2013-01-09 17:32
Since diet plays an important role in the whole treatment for Polycystic Kidney Disease (PKD), the person with PKD should abide by the doctor’s recommend strictly. However, their doctor usually gives them some round advices. What food should patients with Polycystic Kidney Disease avoid? Many of them are eager to find the answer. Here, this article will introduce what food should be avoided.
◆ Avoid fermentative food
Here fermentative food mainly refers to the food is fermented by bacterium. These foods such as fermented bean curd and rotten eggs all can contribute to the growth of renal cysts, so the person with Polycystic Kidney Disease should avoid them.
◆ Don’t eat animal internal organs
Internal organs especially the livers are responsible to detoxifying, so many toxins build up in these organs. Eating animal internal organs will increase the workload on the kidney and aggravate the patients’ condition.
◆ Don’t drink coffee or eat chocolate
Many people pretty love to drink coffee and eat chocolate in the daily life, but patients with PKD may have to quit this favor, because they can increase blood pressure and cholesterol which will cause kidney damage.
◆ Avoid spicy food and salty food
Low-salt diet can make the patient produce more urination, in order to prevent renal cysts from growing and occurrence of kidney stones, while spicy food can increase the workload on the kidney. Therefore, patients with Polycystic Kidney Disease avoid pickles, seafood, hot pepper, cheese, etc.
◆ Some of these patients should avoid high-protein food
When patients’ condition develops renal insufficiency or renal failure, they should eat less or avoid these high-protein foods such as soybean, bean curd and other by-product of bean to reduce the workload on their kidney.
If you are one of these patients, some specific food may be needed to avoid according to your condition. Any question about “What food should patients with Polycystic Kidney Disease avoid” can be asked through writing down in the form below or consulting on online, and we will make a dietary plan which is suitable to you for free.
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