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Can I Eat Gooseberry with FSGS

Can I Eat Gooseberry with FSGSGooseberry is also known as amla. Because of its various health benefits, it is widely recognized by people all over the world. Can I eat gooseberry with FSGS?

Health benefits of gooseberry

-Strengthen immunity

Cold and infection can make kidney disease worse. Gooseberry is high in vitamin C, which helps body develop immunity against infectious agents and help scavenge harmful oxygen free radicals from the body so as to help your body resist towards aliments, such as cold, cough and infections.

-Relieve anemia

Anemia occurs when kidneys do not work properly. And it becomes worse with the development of kidney disease. Gooseberry is packed with rich iron, which is effective to increase iron level in the blood thus helps to relieve anemia.

-Improve cardiovascular health

Heart disease is life-threatening for kidney patients. The high content of fiber in gooseberry helps reduce cholesterol level. It can also inhibit the oxidative properties of thiobarbituric acid that induces low density lipoprotein oxidation. Besides, this fruit prevents accumulation of plaque in the arteries thereby protecting you from heart disease.

-Control blood sugar

Diabetes can exacerbate FSGS. Gooseberry is rich in polyphenol, which can protect the body from the oxidative properties of high blood sugar. It can also assistant in the proper absorption of insulin leading to a drop in blood sugar in diabetics.

-Other health benefits of gooseberry

Gooseberry is slightly diuretic in natural, which can help our body eliminate toxins and excess water. It can also helps the body absorb calcium in a positive way so as to prevent bone disease. Moreover, it improves appetite, prevent constipation, etc.


Gooseberry is a little rich in potassium. Too much intake of gooseberry may cause irregular heart beat and heart attack. Therefore, when you eat gooseberry, you should know the recommended daily intake (RDI). If you would like to know more information, please leave a message below.

Hope the above information is helpful for you. If you have any other questions on kidney disease or want to get more personalized and professional treatment suggestions, please leave a message below.







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