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What Type of Fruits Should People with Nephrotic Syndrome Eat

What Type of Fruits Should People with Nephrotic Syndrome EatNephrotic Syndrome patients are often encouraged to add fresh vegetables and fruits into the diet. But at the same time they should follow a restricted diet. What type of fruits should people with Nephrotic Syndrome eat? In the following, let’s have a quick look.

Fruits with high vitamin C

Nephrotic Syndrome patients often have a poor immune system. Once they are infected or get cold, Nephrotic Syndrome comes back again. Supplementing moderate vitamin C can help you boost immune system and protect you from these aliments. Besides, vitamin C helps your body absorb iron, which can improve anemia, a common complication of kidney disease. Some fruits such as cranberry, guava, gooseberry, kiwi, oranges and so on are a good source of vitamin C.

Fruits with high fiber

Because of severe edema, Nephrotic Syndrome patients are often required to limit the intake of water, which may make them get constipation easily. Besides, Nephrotic Syndrome can cause high cholesterol level in the body so as to increase your risk of heart disease. Fruits with high fiber can help you improve this condition. Therefore, hawthorn, cherry, guava and strawberry may be a good choice for you.


What fruit you can eat depends on your medical condition. If you have high blood potassium level, you should restrict the intake the fruit with rich potassium, such as bananas. If you have severe edema, you should avoid fruit with high content of fluid, such as water melon.

There are so many kinds of fruits in the world, so I can not list all of them here. And there is not a kind of fruit that is suitable for every patients. What on earth fruits can you eat with Nephrotic Syndrome? You had better consult a dietitian. If you need our help, please contact online doctor or leave a message below.

Hope the above information is helpful for you. If you have any other questions on kidney disease or want to get more personalized and professional treatment suggestions, please leave a message below.







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