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Is Almond Milk Suitable For A FSGS Diet

Is Almond Milk Suitable For A FSGS Diet   Almond milk is a creamy, nutty-flavored beverage that has been consumed for hundreds of years. Also, you can easily make it at home by soaking, grinding and straining raw almonds. However, although it has many benefits for our health, in our daily life, for FSGS patients, due to their specifical conditions, they must pay close attention to every food consumed in the dinner. In view of this, most FSGS patients wonder is almond milk suitable for a FSGS diet. If you happen to have the similar question, this article will help you a lot.

Firstly, almond milk is a taboo for those FSGS patients with high potassium and phosphorus levels. Why? This need attribute to their declined kidney functions. Because of it, excessive potassium and phosphorus will build up in the blood, if patients drink almond milk too much, this may worsen their illness conditions, even threaten their lives as high levels of both of them will lead to heart failure, irregular heart beat, etc. Therefore, for FSGS patients who have high potassium or phosphorus level in blood, drinking less almond milk is necessary.

In addition, for those patients without extremely serious complications and symptoms, almond milk will surely bring them many benefits. For example;

1. Rich vitamins

Many almond milk products are supplemented with vitamin A. D and B-12, so they provide a significant percentage of your recommended dietary allowance for those nutrients.

2. Abundant minerals

In general, FSGS patients often suffer from low calcium in blood which may bring them various bone problems like bone pain and bone fracture. In this case, almond milk for FSGS is highly recommended, but not the more the better.

3. Low protein

Whether you are a FSGS patient or suffering from other kidney diseases, low protein is always suggested to put in your diet plan, which not only can alleviate proteinuria symptom, but also can decrease the burden of kidneys to a large degree.

In conclusion, to judge whether a food or drink is suitable for you, the most important thing is to choose it just depending on your specific illness conditions. Any unclear, we are always here for you.

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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