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Diet Suggestions for IgA Nephropathy Patients with Creatinine 5 and BUN 60

Diet Suggestions for IgA Nephropathy Patients with Creatinine 5 and BUN 60Creatinine 5 and BUN 60 indicate that your kidneys are severely damaged and your kidney disease will quickly develop to stage 4. If you can not bring them down, dialysis is usually recommended. In this stage, you should especially pay attention to what your take and eat. Because diet also plays an important role in slowing down the progression to the kidney failure.

Control protein

Both creatinine and BUN are the waste products of protein. In order to lower creatinine and BUN, you should limit the intake of protein, especially meat. To satisfy the need of body, you can consume 0.4-0.6 g/kg high quality protein per day, such as egg white.

Ensure calory intake

There are three sources of calory for your body, namely carbohydrate, protein and fat. Fat consumption can increase the risk of heart disease, so you had better restrict fat. To reduce protein metabolism, you should increase the intake of carbohydrate. Foods such as wheat and rice belong to carbohydrate. If you have a good rest, 126-147 KJ calory can meet the needs of the patient activity.

Limit the intake of salt

If the IgA Nephropathy patients have severe edema and high blood pressure, salt intake should be limited into 2 g per day. Sometimes you should avoid salt.

Eat fish oil

Some researches show that fish oil is helpful for IgA Nephropathy patients, because fish oil is packed with omega 3 fatty acid, which can inhibit kidney inflammation, lower cholesterol level, and reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease.

Supplement vitamin C

Because IgA Nephropathy patients often have anemia. Vitamin C helps the body to absorb iron and boost immune system. Kiwi fruit, guava and bell peppers are good source of vitamin C.

Different medical conditions have different diet requirement. If you would like a personalized diet plan, please contact online doctor or leave a message below.

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