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What Foods I Can Not Eat with Nephrotic Syndrome

What Foods I Can Not Eat with Nephrotic SyndromeWhat foods I can not eat with Nephrotic Syndrome? A holistic treatment for Nephrotic Syndrome includes many aspects like medical treatment, scientific diet and good nursing care. For medical treatment, there is nothing they can do but taking medicines or treatment according to doctors. However, for daily diet, they can arrange by themselves. Well, for Nephrotic Syndrome, what foods should be excluded from table?

Foods not to eat with Nephrotic Syndrome include:

1. Pickled foods

Pickled foods like bacon and salted eggs are not suggested for Nephrotic Syndrome patients because salted foods are high in sodium. High sodium diet will worsen fluid retention which is a typical and visible symptom of Nephrotic Syndrome. Besides, eating too much pickles foods will increase blood pressure, which may cause further kidney damages.

2. Fat meat

Fat meat is another food that Nephrotic Syndrome patients can not eat because of it is high in lipid. Nephrotic Syndrome is an illness marked by severe leakage of protein. Protein is an important nutrition of our body, and when large amount of them are leaked out, liver will secrete lipoprotein to meet the basic demand of the body and this can cause hyperlipemia directly. Hyperlipemia is the real reason for Nephrotic Syndrome patients to avoid fat meat.

3. Fried foods

Fried foods like fried potato are also a taboo for Nephrotic Syndrome patients, because friend foods will increase the burden of kidney, which has negative effects for patients’ recovery.

4. Foods with plant protein are also not suggested

Plant protein is interior to animal protein because amino acid contained by plant protein is non-essential amino acid that can be produced by our body. Eating too much plant protein will add extra burden on kidney, as metabolite of plant protein needs to be excreted by kidney.

What foods to avoid for Nephrotic Syndrome patients depends on their specific illness condition. Foods we mentioned above are not suggested for Nephrotic Syndrome patients, but it does not they all can not eat these foods. Illness differs from case to case, so exact diet plan also should be differs from case to case.

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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