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Is Spinach Good For Nephrotic Syndrome

Is Spinach Good For Nephrotic SyndromeNo matter how you eat spinach, fried spinach, cooked spinach, etc, it is deeply loved by many people. Moreover, raw spinach is believed to be able to reduce risk for cardiovascular disease and cancer, for people with the above disease, it is also a good choice to eat. However, to be honest, spinach is not good for everyone. Please follow us and try to find the answer of is spinach good for Nephrotic Syndrome.

From the words of kidney experts, to judge whether spinach is good for nephrotic syndrome, the first thing should to analyze what nutritions contained in it. In the follow conditions, we have to say nephrotic syndrome patients are suggested to avoid or limit spinach try their best.

1. If you have high level of potassium

Spinach contains relatively high amounts of potassium, providing 167 milligrams per cup. High potassium foods may be dangerous if you already have sever kidney damage. For nephrotic syndrome patients, their kidney has been damaged seriously, as a result, a large amount of potassium will build up in the blood, which potentially will cause various heart problems, like heart failure, irregular heart rhythm, etc. Even though spinach is not enough to damage your kidneys and cause kidney failure, you may also need to limit your intake of this kind of vegetable and other potassium-rich foods if you have advanced kidney disease.

2. If you have high level of phosphorus

For most of nephrotic syndrome patients, high level of phosphorus also can be considered as a common symptom of them. This must attract your attention, because phosphate deposition can cause renal bone disease. Researches show that one cup of cooked spinach has about 101 mg of phosphorus, so be careful.

Of course, due to the different individual medical condition, it is not absolute to say spinach is bad for all the nephrotic syndrome patients. If you want to know the exact answer depending on your specific illness condition, you can talk with your doctors or send us an email to igacure@gmail.com soon, we will tell you the answer of is spinach good for nephrotic syndrome carefully. Best wishes!

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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