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Is Eating Bell Peppers OK for FSGS Patients

Is Eating Bell Peppers OK for FSGS PatientsBell pepper is a tasty vegetable that contains various nutrients so that it is thought of a healthy food. But is eating bell peppers OK for FSGS patients?

Moderate bell pepper intake is OK for FSGS patients.

-Bell pepper is a good source of vitamin C.

We all need vitamin C to maintain the normal function of body. For FSGS patients, they also need vitamin C. Vitamin C protects your cells from damage and support a strong immune system so as to help you fight against the disease. Vitamin C can also make your blood vessels good and help your body to absorb iron.

-Bell pepper is rich in capsaicin.

Capsaicin reduces bad cholesterol, controls diabetes and eases inflammation so as to protect your kidneys from being damaged further.

-Red bell peppers are packed with rich vitamin B6.

Vitamin B 6 is a natural diuretic so as to help you relieve edema and prevent against high blood pressure.

-Bell pepper is also high in fiber.

Fiber reduces your risk of heart disease and diabetes. It can also help you lose weight and improve digestive system.

Precautions for FSGS patients

Bell pepper is rich in oxalic acid. If your kidney function has declined, you had better avoid too much intake of bell pepper. Because the damaged kidneys can not remove oxalic acid from the blood, they build up in your body. When their concentration is high, they may stick together and form crystals, giving rise to kidney stone. Kidney stone may add insult to injury for kidney patients. Besides, bell pepper is high source of potassium. Moderate potassium intakes helps you control edema and high blood pressure, but if your blood potassium level is beyond the normal range, you had better avoid too much intake of bell pepper.

Is eating bell peppers OK for FSGS patients? It depends on your medical condition. Therefore, in order to get a specific answer, you should talk with a doctor.

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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