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Can FSGS Patients Eat Tomato

Can FSGS Patients Eat TomatoTomato, as a vegetable, usually is regarded as a fruit to be eaten by people. Because, tomato not only has good taste, but also has many nutrient elements. While, as we all known, FSGS patients have to pay attention to many details, especially diet. In view of this, can FSGS patients eat tomato? If you have interest, please follow us to read the following article.

FSGS is a common primary glomerular disease, which means there are much scarring on the surface of kidneys. And it is chronic disease, during treatment the patients has many limitations on diet, such as low-sodium, low-phosphorus, low-potassium, etc. However, tomato has many nutrient elements, so is eating tomato suitable for FSGS patients on earth?Next,let us see the answer.

Firstly, let us see the benefits of tomato to FSGS patients.

Prevent cardiovascular disease. Tomato fiber can combine with bio-salt caused by cholesterol, which can be removed from our body, thus this can prevent atherosclerosis by decreasing cholesterol. Besides, vitamin B in tomato can prevent high blood pressure by protecting vessel.

Treat anemia. Anemia is a common symptom of FSGS. Eating one apple, one tomato and 15 gram at a time for a long time has a good effect in treating anemia.

Promote digesting. Citric acid, malic acid and saccharides in tomato can promote digesting. And tomatin has the function of restraining bacteria, which also can help digest. FSGS patients maybe have the digestive disorders, in this light, eating tomato is good for FSGS patients.

Tomato also has many functions, such as protect skin elasticity, promote bone growth, protect liver, resist fatigue, against cancer and prevent senility and so on. And tomato has many benefits for FSGS patients, so does which mean FSGS patients can eat tomato? Unluckily, the answer is no. Why? Because there is high potassium in tomato, while some FSGS patients should limit the potassium intake due to their special conditions. So, FSGS patients should pay close attention to tomato if they want to eat.

Above all, the answer about can FSGS patients eat tomato is different from people to people. Except tomato, other foods also need to be noticed by FSGS patients. Before you eat something, you should ask for your doctor or consult our online experts. Best wishes!

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