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Is Yacon Good for IgA Nephropathy Patients

Is Yacon Good for IgA Nephropathy PatientsYacon originated from Andes in South America. Its root is edible. Because its various potential health benefits, it attracts more and more attention. Is yacon good for IgA Nephropathy patients?

Nutrient values of yacon

Yacon contains more than 20 kinds of amino acids the body needs and it is also packed with various vitamins and minerals. Besides, it contains a type of sugar called frutooligosaccharide.

Health benefits of yacon

-It can lower levels of triglycerides and low-density lipoprotein, the bad cholesterol level so as to reduce the risk of heart disease, the common complication of kidney disease.

-Nowadays more and more people get diabetes. Diabetes may further deteriorate IgA Nephropathy. Eating yacon can help you lower sugar level.

-High blood pressure is a common symptom of IgA Nephropathy. Yacon can help you control blood pressure.

-Because of the rich nutrient values, yacon can boost immune system so as to help you fight against kidney disease and other aliments, such as cold and infection.

-What is more, yacon can help digestion, relax the bowels and detoxify the body.

If you suffer from indigestion, you had better avoid its intake. Besides, avoid too much intake of yacon, because it may cause diarrhea, nausea, vomiting, etc.

From the above, IgA Nephropathy patients can eat yacon, but they should avoid too much.

How to know whether certain food is good for IgA Nephropathy patients?

IgA Nephropathy patients are often asked to follow a low amount of high quality protein, low salt and low fat diet, high vitamin and high fiber diet. If your blood potassium level is high, you should also restrict the intake of potassium. If this kind of food meet these requirements, IgA Nephropathy patients are allowed to eat it.

If you still do not have a clear mind about diet for IgA Nephropathy patients, our doctors can help you.

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