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Foods Good for Nephrotic Syndrome

Foods Good for Nephrotic SyndromeDiet is a ever-lasting topic in our daily life, because we can get necessary nutrient from some foods, but at the same time, if we fail to arrange our diet well and eat some bad foods, our health will be affected. For one with Nephrotic Syndrome, his kidneys have been severely damaged, so he should be especially careful about foods he eat. Well, what are the foods good for Nephrotic Syndrome?

-Egg white

Egg white is a good food choice, not matter for people who are newly diagnosed with Nephrotic Syndrome, or for these whose illness has developed to advanced stage. In additional, although egg white is good, daily intake should be calculated on the basis of residual kidney function. (You can consult online doctor for individual advice about proper protein intake)

- Cereals

Cereals are also recommended for Nephrotic Syndrome patients as they are low in lipid. Nephrotic Syndrome is the kidney disorder that can lead to hyperlipidaemia which is a very dangerous condition. Regular cereal consumption helps to prevent further elevation of blood lipid. Therefore, cereals are good food choice in Nephrotic Syndrome.


Legumes are deeply loved by all the body, including children and elder. Legumes are the most common sauce of protein which is the basic of life. Regular legume consumption not only provides our body with necessary nutrients, but also reduce kidney burden due to its feature of being fully used.

-Skimmed milk

Skimmed milk can be taken as breakfast by Nephrotic Syndrome patients. Skimmed milk is free in fat, which helps to prevent or alleviate hyperlipidaemia. Skimmed milk is recommended, but need to limit the intake of it.

The above mentioned foods are good for Nephrotic Syndrome patients, but they need to be clear that their illness can not be cured or brought under control just by eating these foods. To get recovery, medical treatment is the key.

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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