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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.

Diet for Kidney Cyst Patients

2014-02-13 15:06

Diet for Kidney Cyst PatientsAs a saying goes, a closed mouth catches no flies. That is to say the food what we eat has a great relationship with our health. So paying attention to the daily diet can help prevent some diseases entering into our body. What is the proper diet for kidney cyst patients on earth? Follow me to look at this article.

In daily life, patients with kidney cyst should notice :

Low-Sodium Diet

Everybody knows that high blood pressure is a common complication of kidney cyst, and it can pose a serious threaten to patients. At this moment, if kidney cyst patients take too much high sodium food, it is likely that the high blood pressure occurs. So patients should avoid high sodium foods such as canned foods, table salt, seafood and treatmentd meat.


The intake of potassium can increase the incidence of heart disease. So vegetables containing high potassium should be avoided: tomatoes, squash, carrots, okra, potatoes and avocados, etc.Other high potassium foods include milk, yogurt, nuts, peanut, butter, chocolate, dried peas and beans, turkey and salmon.

Low-Fat and High-Fiber Diet

Your diet should contain various fruits, vegetables and whole grains. Is can help you lower high blood pressure. These foods are recommended: cabbage, turnip, spinach, celery, eggplant, cucumber. Fruits: apple, pears, bananas, peaches, strawberry.

Limit intake of phosphorus

Vegetables which are rich in phosphorous include broccoli, spinach, organ meats, sweet potato and so on.

Other tips for diet

Here are some foods should be noted by patients with kidney cyst. They are peanut, ice cream, meet, soft drinks, cheese, beer, butter, chocolate,etc.

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