Why Salmon Is Beneficial to People with Kidney Disease
Essential fatty acids, known as omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acid, are essentially to your body’s health because the body can’t synthesize. Those two fatty acids can get from the food you eat, such as salmon, sardines, tuna and halibut etc. By watching what you eat, it can help improve your kidney function or reverse the kidney disease. How amazing this is!
What are the differences between omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acid?
Omega-3 fatty acid is helpful for keeping the cells remain healthy, pliable and strong. Omega-6 fatty acid, however, is bad for people with Kidney Disease. It contributes to the clogging arteries, which means your red blood cells get stuck. All those explain why watch what you eat and how much you eat of fatty acid becomes become so important.
Why eating salmon may be helpful?
This is mainly because salmon is rich in omega-3 fatty acid. And what can this fatty acid do for you?
Keep your blood from clotting excessively and decrease the platelet affregation (this is especially good for those with Nephritic Syndrome, because they are more prone to suffer from blood clotting and die from it)
Maintain the fluidity of your cell membranes, which explains why eating salmon or foods high in omega-3 fatty acid contributes the cells’ pliable, healthy and strong
Lower the risk of becoming fat and improve the body’s ability to respond to insulin (this is beneficial to those with Diabetes or Diabetic Nephropathy)
Last but not the least, salmon, tuna or other foods high in omega-3 fatty acid contribute to reduce the inflammation, in some kind of kidney disease, for example, IgA Nephropathy, the most chronic inflammatory disease or the glomerulus, salmon or other congener foods will be a good choice for them. On one hand, they can enjoy the tasty foods, and on the other hand, the food they eat can help reverse or stop the progression of their kidney disease. Kill two birds with one stone; I don’t see any reason why not.
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