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Can I Have Whey Protein for Body Building with Nephrotic Syndrome

Can I Have Whey Protein for Body Building with Nephrotic SyndromeWhey protein is a mixture of globular proteins isolated from whey. Its main content includes beta-lactoglobulin, a-lactalbumin, immunoglobulin and lactoferrin, which can be absorbed by body easily. And it is also widely regarded as one of the high quality protein supplements. Can I have whey protein for body building with Nephrotic Syndrome?

Nephrotic Syndrome patients had better limit the intake of protein.

Nephrotic Syndrome is characterized by massive protein leakage and hypoproteinemia. In order to supplement the lost protein, you should supplement moderate protein. But too much protein intake can put extra stress on the kidneys and worsen proteinuria, so Nephrotic Syndrome patients are often recommended to follow a low protein diet. How much protein you can take depends on your remaining kidney function. High quality protein is packed with more essential amino acids, which won’t increase the burden of kidneys, so it is preferred. Besides whey protein, egg white, lean meat, milk and fish are all high quality protein.

Nephrotic Syndrome patients should avoid strenuous exercise.

Strenuous exercise can make you very tired so as to cause the relapse of Nephrotic Syndrome. Bodybuilding is the activity of doing special exercises regularly in order to make your muscles grow bigger. You can go body building, but you should strike a balance between exercise and rest and your Nephrotic Syndrome has been under controlled for long-term.

Can I have whey protein for body building with Nephrotic Syndrome? From the above, we can see that whey protein is a kind of high quality protein and Nephrotic Syndrome patients can eat moderate whey protein for health. And you can take part in some gentle exercises to improve your conditions. If you want to know more information about Nephrotic Syndrome, please leave a message below or send emails to igacure@gmail.com. Our doctors will contact you later after analyzing your case.

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