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Is Dragon Fruit Good for IgA Nephropathy

Is Dragon Fruit Good for IgA NephropathyAs an adjunctive therapy for IgA Nephropathy, dietary therapy should also be attached importance. Now many patients are curious about how to maintain health through diet. In this article, let’s have a look at dragon fruit, which provides a number of essential nutrients for the body. Is dragon fruit good for IgA Nephropathy?

Protect you from heart disease

Heart disease is a common complication of kidney disease, which may threaten your life. Dragon fruit is a good source of anthocyanin. This is a strong antioxidant, which can strengthen elasticity of blood vessels and protect the artery wall from being damaged. Besides, it helps lower blood pressure. In addition, the high content of fiber and polyunsaturated fatty acids can also lower the risk of cardiovascular disease.

Prevent anemia

Dragon fruit is high in iron. Iron is an essential element for making hemoglobin. As we all know, with IgA Nephropathy, your kidneys produce smaller amounts of erythropoietin, which affects the formation of red blood cells. As a result, anemia occurs. Supplementing moderate iron can help you ease anemia to certain extent.

Boost immune system

Frequent hematuria often occurs among IgA Nephropathy patients due to infection or cold. Eating dragon fruit can boost your immune system and protect you from these aliments, because of the high vitamin and mineral content in this kind of fruit.

Dragon fruit consumption has other health benefits, for example, it is good for digestion and metabolism, helps control blood sugar level, inhibit inflammation, and strengthen bones. Space limited, we do not list all of them here.

To sum up, dragon fruit is good for IgA Nephropathy. But you should eat them within the recommend daily intake. This is made according to your kidney function. If you would like the personalized diet plan, please contact online doctor.

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