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Polycystic kidney disease (PKD) is a group of disorders that result from the formation and progressive enlargement of cysts in the kidneys without dysplasia, usually leading to renal failure.

Can You Eat Banana With Polycystic Kidney Disease

2013-12-27 13:47

Can You Eat Banana With Polycystic Kidney DiseaseAs a Polycystic Kidney Disease patient, you may doubt that why we have such a strict diet requirement in our daily life. For example, banana is rich in various nutritions, but can you eat banana with polycystic kidney disease freely?

Generally speaking, banana is good for Polycystic Kidney Disease patients if they don’t suffering from a series of serious symptoms and complications. The benefits for polycystic kidney disease are as follows:

1. Reduce high blood pressure

High blood pressure is a common symptom of polycystic kidney disease, if left uncontrolled, it can worsen patients’ conditions to a large extent. Fortunately, due to rich potassium contained in banana, it can help eliminate excess sodium, thus reducing high blood pressure for polycystic kidney disease patients. Besides, banana juice mixed with milk is considered as the perfect drink for lowering high blood pressure.

2. Remit patients’ anemia

Anemia has a big relationship with the production of blood red cells. But fortunately banana is a good source of iron which is an essential mineral to make blood red cells to our body. Therefore, we can say banana is beneficial for remitting patients’ anemia.

3. Boost immune system

No matter who is suffering from polycystic kidney disease, there is no doubt that his or her immune system is very low. This is why so many kidney disease patients feel they are more likely to be sick. Banana can increase the white cells in body, so as to regulate patients’ immune system and boost their immunity effectively.

4. Ease constipation

Some patients complain that they are suffering from serious constipation in their daily life, which affects their life seriously. It is proved that banana is the best fruit to ease constipation because it is rich in fiber which is used to regulate the bowel function commonly.

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