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Best diet for Nephrotic Syndrome

Best diet for Nephrotic SyndromeBest diet plays a key role in keeping your health, which is an indispensible part in our life. For people with Nephrotic Syndrome are more likely to carefully choose their food. But how much do you know for Nephrotic Syndrome patients? Follow me now, and here you will benefit a lot.

A healthy diet for Nephrotic Syndrome consists of low salt, fat and cholesterol, with emphasis on fruits and vegetables. The amount of protein and fluid a patient with Nephrotic Syndrome should have depends on the patient’s current condition, age and weigh.

Healthy Diet:

• Low sodium (salt) - helps with swelling in the hands and legs, face and other parts of your body

• Lots of fresh fruit and vegetables - fiber such as whole grains, fruits and vegetables can help lower total and LDL cholesterol

• Low fat (1% or skim) dairy products

• Lean cuts of meat, less red meat, more chicken and fish

• Sometimes fluids should be restricted, as determined by a nephrologist

• Sometimes protein levels should be increased or decreased, as determined by a nephrologist

• Rarely should potassium or phosphorous be restricted, only if kidneys are failing and as determined by a nephrologist

Sodium:

• Too much sodium can contribute to high blood pressure and edema

• Most sodium in our diet comes from processed foods and salt

• We have learned to like salt and it takes time to unlearn the preference for salt

• Most people consume too much sodium on a daily basis

Protein:

• We need protein for overall health, muscle maintenance, and to fight infections

• Research has not absolutely proved benefit of low protein diet to preserve kidney function

• Goal is moderate protein intake, but consult with a nephrologist

• Good sources of protein are lean meats, will trimmed poultry, eggs (limit 2 per week), fish, shellfish, beans, and nuts

How to limit fat and cholesterol:

• Limit whole eggs to 2 per week, use egg substitutes or whites only

• Use lean meats, well trimmed, fish, shellfish, beans, nuts

• Use healthy oils such as olive, canola, safflower, sunflower

• Limit saturated fats (dairy, animal fat) and eliminate trans fat

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