Toxic Foods To Avoid In Kidney Failure or How to reduce creatinine
The tips can be used with any type of kidney disease to reduce the stress on renal organs and slow down the disease progress.
What kind of changes do I need to make on a renal failure diet?
We have to limit the amount of protein
This directly helps to decrease waste in your blood.
Foods that are high in protein are poultry (chicken and turkey), meat, eggs, fish, and dairy (milk, cheese, yogurt).
Kidney patients should limit the amount of phosphorus, Kidneys cannot get rid of extra phosphorus that builds up in your blood. This may cause bones to lose calcium and weaken as high phosphorous leads to less absorption.
Foods rich in phosphorus are beans, nuts, dairy products, peas, and whole grains. Phosphorus is also found in cocoa, beer, and cola drinks.
Kidney patients should limit sodium content in daily food items.
If you have high blood pressure or extra fluid in your body.
Kidney patients need to reduce their sodium(Na) intake to 1500 mg every day.
Canned foods, salted snacks, Table salt, soups, and processed meats, like sausage & deli meats are rich in sodium content.
Kidney patients have to Limit potassium content in food as well.
Potassium is found in all fruits and vegetables. Patients should limit fruits and vegetables that are high in potassium LIKE POMEGRANATE BANANA, GUAVA, ORANGE.
Limit the number of liquids or water intake should be restricted to all kidney patients especially who are on stage 5.
If your body retains fluids, you will have swelling and fluid may build up in your lungs. This can cause other health problems, such as shortness of breath or breathlessness.
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