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Is Kale ok for IgA Nephropathy Patients

Is Kale ok for IgA Nephropathy PatientsIs kale on for IgA Nephropathy patients? Kale is also commonly called borecole in many areas. It is a very nutritive vegetable in our daily life and loved by both adults and children. IgA Nephropathy is a kidney problem that always involves many parts of our body like skin, gastrointestinal trac and heart when develops to kidney failure stage. Improper diet will affect kidney condition and may thus accelerate illness to end stage. Therefore, IgA Nephropathy patients need to be very careful about foods they eat. Also, for this reason, many IgA Nephropathy patients hesitate, and do not know if they are allowed to eat this vegetable while facing their favorite kale. Well then, is kale helpful for harmful for IgA Nephropathy patients on earth?

Health-benefits of kale

Kale exposed to a frost tastes sweeter and more flavourful. It is popular in daily diet not only because of its beautiful appearance, but also because of nutrition value contained by it.

First of all, kale is low in calorie, high in faiber and has zero fat. It is said one cup of kale only contain 36 calories, 5 grams of fiber and 0 grams of fat. For this reason, it is regarded as one of the best optionalfood for young people who are on diet.

Secondly, kale is a good source for vitamin A, vitamin C, vitamin K, calcium, potassium and iron. Therefore, people are who lacking these elements are always recommended to eat more kale.

Thirdly, kale is a great anti-infloammatory food owing to its abundant omega-3 fatty acid which has been reported to be able to fight against arthritis, asthma and autoimmune disorders.

Fourthly, kale is also helpful for lowering cholesterol level.

Is kale ok for IgA Nephropathy patients?

Kale is a very helpful for our health, and also helpful for IgA Nephropathy patients in many ways. However, even though, IgA Nephropathy patients need to be careful about the intake of it as it is rich in potassium.

IgA Nephropathy is a kidney problem and progresses over time. Kidney helps to maintain electrolyte balance, so when kidney function is impaired severely due to IgA Nephropathy, electrolyte imbalance appears, which always refers to high potassium level, high phosphorus level and low calcium level. For IgA Nephropathy, eating kale more will help to raise calcium level in blood, but eating too much it will worsen hyperkalemia which is very harmful for our heart. Therefore, IgA Nephropathy patients need to calculate the amount of kale they can eat and test their potassium level regularly, so as to make sure it is in the the normal range.

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