Chicken is a good source of protein. Especially for the light meat in chicken parts such as the wings and breast, there is rich protein. But for membranous nephropathy patients, they need follow the strict protein diet rules. Then, can membranous nephropathy eat chicken?
It is true that patients with Membranous Nephropathty should limit the protein intake, but here protein refers to low-quality protein (such as soy bean and bean products). For these low quality foods intake can increase the metabolism wastes to kidneys and worsen the protein urine, leading to further damage to kidneys. so the quantity of low protein should be limited.
However, membranous nephropathy patients also need proper intake of high quality protein to support the amino acid for human body without wastes producing. Animal protein belongs to the high quality protein foods.
The protein in chicken is high-quality protein, so chicken is pretty good for patients with Membranous Nephropathy. Except the high quality protein, chicken also contain nutrition which can benefit to:
Taurine in chicken can boost the immunity.
Chicken contains useful minerals for health and development, such as Zinc, Iron, etc. Zinc is a necessity for immune system functioning and wound healing. Iron is needed to help hemoglobin and myoglobin carry oxygen all over the body.
Chicken contains B-complex vitamins: B-3, B-6 and B-12. These vitamins are good for human body.
Of cause the specific quantity of chicken intake should be decided by the specific physical conditions of patients. what’s more, an improper cooking may even get worse. You can consult our online doctor for a specific recipe of chicken meat.
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