Foods to Lower High Creatinine Level
It is widely know that kidney disease patients should keep a strict diet. So, what are the foods can help to lower high creatinine level?
Before answering the question, do you know why does high creatinine level occur?
Creatinine is the product of muscle exercise, normally, it can be discharged out of the body. However, in kidney disease, due to the decline of GFR(glomerular filtrate rate), creatinine may can not be discharged properly. As a result, massive creatinine will accumulate within kidneys. So, high creatinine level occurs.
So, are there some foods that can help to reduce creatinine level?
The answer is yes! Diet management can help to lower high creatinine level and delay the progression of renal failure. Patients are suggested to take more fruits and vegetables, however, not all fruits and vegetables are good choice.
They are suggested to eat more of the following foods:
Cabbage, cucumber, carrot, cauliflower, turnip, tofu, radishes, raw onions, soy milk, sprouts, oat bran, lettuce, etc.
Patients are also suggested to avoid some foods that are rich in creatinine.
For example, red meat, high proteinuria foods, animal inner organs, butter, white bread, sweets, dairy, caffein-containing drinks, tea, coffee, chocolate, beer, wine and so on.
In addition, kidney disease patients may need to limit the intake of salt.
Because patients have severe renal damage, low-salt diet can decrease the burden of damaged kidneys. However, the specific intake is decided by patients’ own illness condition. If you happen to be a kidney disease patient with high creatinine level, send your test report to firstname.lastname@example.org, we will tell you how much salt can you take according to your condition.
Except for diet limitation, avoiding intense activities is also significant.
Since creatinine is the product of muscle metabolism, so, strenuous exercises can aggravate high creatinine level, it is beneficial to control the development of the disease. Patients can take moderate physical sports, such as, yoga, Tai Chi, jogging, walking, swimming and so on.
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