Dietary Recipe for Patients with Lupus Nephritis
Even if diet along can not cure Lupus Nephritis, healthy diet can help control its progression and alleviate the relevant symptoms to a large degree. Then what is the dietary recipe?
When kidneys are damaged, extra sodium and fluid will accumulate in the body. As a result, the risk of presenting swelling, high blood pressure or shortness of breath will be elevated. So, foods like salty foods, processed foods, etc should be avoided.
Omega-3 fatty acid
Foods containing omega-3 fatty acid can help control inflammatory response to some extent. In addition, they can function in relieving swelling, etc. Generally, foods including falx seed, salmon, herring are rich in omega-3 fatty acid.
Fresh fruits and vegetables
Experts at our Peking Tung Shin Tang Chinese Medical Hospital recommend patients to eat some fresh fruits and vegetables. Because they are rich in vitamins, minerals and essential nutrients. If you are interested in this, please email us:email@example.com and our experts will provide you an individualized diet plan as soon as possible.
High-quality protein diet
Healthy kidneys can maintain the balance of fluid and electrolytes. For those patients, their kidneys fail to work normally. And extra intake of protein will aggravate the burden of kidneys. So, they are not suggested to eat too much protein foods. However, they can eat some high-quality protein foods. Such as, fish, lean meat, milk, etc. But remember, the quantity should be moderate.
Limit the intake of fluid
As a typical symptom of this autoimmune disorder, sufferers should try to control the intake of fluid properly. For more detailed suggestion, feel free to consult with our professional doctors.
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