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Can I Eat Peanut Butter with FSGS

Can I Eat Peanut Butter with FSGSIn order to achieve a better curative effect, FSGS patients are often asked to have a restriction on diet. Peanut butter is one of the condiments that people favorites. Can I eat peanut butter with FSGS? They can not help asking such a question. If you have the similar doubt, the following information may be helpful for you.

FSGS patients can eat a little peanut butter.

-Lower cholesterol level

Peanut butter is packed with a lot of fat. But 50% is monounsaturated, 20% is saturated and 30 % is polyunsaturated fat. Monounsaturated fat and polyunsaturated fat can lower cholesterol level in the blood to reduce the risk of heart disease, a common complication of kidney disease. Besides, the rick content of fiber in peanut butter is also helpful in lowering cholesterol level.

-Prevent bone disease

FSGS makes your kidney function decline, which can affect the absorption to calcium, leading to bone disease. Peanut butter is a good source of magnesium and calcium, protecting you from bone disease.

-Boost energy

Due to FSGS, patients often feel very tired. Eating a little peanut butter can boost your energy, because it is high in calories.

Peanut butter may be also helpful in lowering blood pressure and controlling blood sugar.

FSGS patients should avoid too much intake of peanut butter.

Since peanut butter has so many health benefits, does it mean you can enjoy several spoons full of peanut butter every day? Absolutely not. You should pay attention to the daily intake. Because peanut butter contains plant protein, which may increase urea level when proteolysis. Some peanut butter contains sodium. Too much sodium intake can raise blood pressure and worsen edema. In addition, peanut butter is a good source of phosphorus, which can cause skin itch for kidney patients.

From the above we can see that FSGS patients can eat peanut butter, but how much they can eat depends on their medical condition. If you would like to know more information about FSGS diet, please contact online doctor or 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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