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Can Polycystic Kidney Disease Patients Eat Peanut

I have polycystic kidney disease and my doctor told me that I need to pay attention to the daily diet. So I want to know whether I can eat peanut?

The Doctor Answered:

Can Polycystic Kidney Disease Patients Eat PeanutThanks for your question. According to your question, I will make an explanation. I hope that you can benefit from it.

Peanut has many benefits for body. This food has the magic function of supplying blood and promoting the blood circulation. In addition, patient contains rich protein, fat and surger. These nutritions can be beneficial to our health. Therefore, you can eat it in a moderate amount.

But for patients with diabetes and renal cancer, peanut may increase the risk of cardiovascular and cerebrovascular diseases.

Therefore, for renal disease patients with high potassium, they had better limit the intake of peanut because this food contains potassium. If consuming too much, it will increase the burden of kidneys and worsen illness condition.

In one word, patients need to consult your doctor to make clear whether the patients can consume it.

By the way, except for diet, patients need to have a good rest to avoid the rupture of renal cysts. Meantime, doing some gentle exercise such as walking and Tai Chi can be beneficial to your illness.

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