Diet Plan for Patients with Renal Failure
Renal Failure refers to an illness condition in which kidneys fail to discharge metabolic products and toxins in the blood properly. Accompanied with proper diet, its progression can be delayed to some extent. Read on and you can find the answer.
Limit the intake of protein
Study shows that extra intake of protein will increase the burden of kidneys. Therefore, patients with renal failure are not suggested to eat too much protein-contained foods. However, they can take some high-quality foods. Such as, lean meat, egg, milk, fish and so on. And generally, the intake of protein should be controlled at 0.6-0.8 g/kg.
High levels of sodium in the body can increase the retention of sodium and lead to swelling. In addition, the risk of high blood pressure can be elevated, which is a major complication of this disease.
Enough control of phosphorus
High phosphorus diet can cause the loss of calcium and lead to osteoporosis easily. So sufferers should control the intake of phosphorus strictly. Therefore, foods rich in phosphorus should be avoided as much as possible. Such as, dairy products, beans, nuts, cocoa, etc.
Drink enough water
Proper intake of water can help kidneys remove waste products to some extent. In general, 6-8 glasses of water is OK. For individualized plan, you are suggested to email us:firstname.lastname@example.org and our experts will reply you as soon as possible.
Except for the above contents on diet, patients with this disorder should also pay much attention to healthy lifestyle. Such as, quit smoking and drinking, take moderate exercises, jogging, walking, etc. If you are interested in this, you can consult with our online doctor directly.
If you happen to be a person with renal failure, we are always ready to help. Anything unclear about the diet management, leave us message below. Best wishes!
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