Stage 3 Chronic Kidney Disease: Diet Tips at Christmas
Christmas is just around the corner. Are you excited? You must have already begin to plan the Christmas dinner. But for patients with stage 3 chronic kidney disease, there are some diet limitations. Do you want to know the diet tips for Christmas for patients with stage 3 chronic kidney disease? Follow me and get the answers!
A low-salt diet is necessary.
For patients with stage 3 chronic kidney disease, the kidney function is moderately damaged. There will be swelling and high blood pressure. While salt is the rich resource of sodium, of which high level will increase the risk of swelling and high blood pressure.
So you should avoid such foods on Christmas as salami, bacon, sauce, pickled foods, snack foods and so on.
A low-protein diet is necessary.
Some patients with stage 3 chronic kidney disease are worried that if they can eat turkey on Christmas. As we all know that turkey is the traditional food on Christmas and it is abundant in protein. Patients with kidney disease is not allowed to consume high protein foods for they will increase the burden of kidneys. But turkey is available to you for it is high-quality protein food that patients with kidney disease need.
A low-phosphorus diet is necessary.
Because of kidney damage, some patients with stage 3 chronic kidney disease are suffering from high phosphorus level. Those patients should pay attention that you should avoid high phosphorus foods like pumpkin seed, cheese, nuts, beans, chocolate and ice cream.
A high-vitamin diet is necessary.
You can consume some fresh fruits and vegetables to replenish vitamins. If you want to know the detailed lists of fruits and vegetables for your condition, you can consult the online doctor for free answers. They will give you some suggestions according to your specific conditions.
Keep these diet tips in mind and you can also have a wonderful Christmas even if you are troubled by stage 3 chronic kidney disease. If you have other questions, you can send me an email to firstname.lastname@example.org, I am always there to help you! By the way, Merry Christmas!
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