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Are Almonds Bad for You if You Have FSGS

Are Almonds Bad for You if You Have FSGSFocal Segmental Glomerulosclerosis (FSGS) scars kidney tissues so that they can not work normally to remove metabolic wastes from the blood. And then you should pay attention what you eat and drink. Almonds are an incredibly popular tree nut. Are almonds bad for you if you have FSGS? Go on reading to learn more information.

Almonds help you control blood pressure.

Not a few FSGS patients have high blood pressure. High blood pressure is one of the leading drivers of heart attacks, strokes and kidney failure. The magnesium in almonds may also help to lower blood pressure levels.

Almonds help you lower cholesterol level.

High cholesterol level also increases your risk of heart failure and affects you to recover from FSGS. Regular almond consumption can lower bad cholesterol levels, while maintaining the good cholesterol.

Almonds help alkalize the body.

With the development of FSGS, acidic material builds up in the blood, leading to acidosis easily. Almonds are the only nut that are alkaline forming so as to prevent acidosis.

Almonds help control blood sugar level.

Diabetes is a leading cause of kidney failure. It can add insult to injury. Almonds are extremely high in magnesium, which have major benefits for metabolic syndrome and type 2 diabetes.


Almonds are good source of phosphorus. When your blood phosphorus level is high, you had better limit the intake of almonds.

Are almonds bad for you if you have FSGS? If you are still in the early stage of FSGS, moderate intake of almonds are good for you. If you are in advanced stage of FSGS, almond intake may be bad. Therefore, you had better consult a doctor before you add them into your diet. Besides diet, you should pay attention to the treatment. Early treatment can help you reverse the disease and then there are not so many diet restrictions. For more information about FSGS, please leave a message below or send emails to igacure@gmail.com.

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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