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Can I Take Chia Seeds with FSGS

Can I Take Chia Seeds with FSGSAs long as your kidneys are damaged by FSGS, you have to pay attention to what you can eat and drink, because improper diet intake can cause further damage to your kidneys. Chia seeds are a popular health food that have been consumed for centuries. Can I take chia seeds with FSGS? After reading this article, you will find the answer.

-Chia seeds are high in quality protein.

Because of massive protein leakage, patients with FSGS are often required to follow a low protein intake. But to satisfy the need of body, they have to eat moderate protein. Quality protein contain a good balance of essential amino acids, which can be absorbed by body so as to reduce the production of waste products, so it is preferred.

-Chia seeds are rich in omega-3 fatty acids.

Omega-3 fatty acids can decrease LDL, total cholesterol and triglyceride levels, reduce atherosclerotic plaque, improve endothelial function, and slightly lower blood pressure so as to reduce your risk of heart disease.

-Chia seeds are great source of bone nutrients.

Not a few FSGS patients have bone disease. Chia seeds are high in calcium, magnesium and protein, which are all essential for bone health.

-Chia seeds are good for diabetes.

Diabetes is the leading cause of kidney failure. If you have diabetes, you should pay attention. The high content of fiber in chia seeds can help you reduce blood sugar spikes after meals and lower blood cholesterol level to reduce their damage to your kidneys.

Precaution

Chia seeds are great source of phosphorus. If your FSGS is in advanced stage, you should reduce their intake, because the damaged kidneys can not remove the excess phosphorus from the blood. High phosphorus can cause many problems, such as skin itch and bone disease.

Can I take chia seeds with FSGS? It depends on your medical condition. If you would like to know an accurate answer, you can talk with our online doctor or leave a message below.

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