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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 Polycystic Kidney Disease Patients Eat Lettuce

2014-04-14 03:31

Can Polycystic Kidney Disease Patients Eat LettuceLettuce is regularly used in the hamburger. Also, eating them can help you absorb the vitamins in the lettuce. Can Polycystic Kidney Disease patients eat lettuce? To figure out the question, let’s look at the following article.

The nutrition value of lettuce antioxidants, beta carotene, vitamin B1, B2, B6, vitamin C and vitamin E. In addition, it also contains trace elements and dietary fiber, calcium, phosphorus, potassium, sodium, magnesium, and a small amount of copper, iron and zinc.

Consuming it often can improve blood circulation and promote the digestion and absorption of fat and protein.

Aside from these, lettuce can help you to protect your liver and promote bile formation. Also, it can prevent cholestasis, cholelith disease and cholecystitis. Lettuce can help you to remove the waste products in your blood and has the function of diuresis and disinfection.

While, can patients with polycystic kidney disease eat lettuce?

The answer is yes. But you should keep a moderate amount of lettuce. Here are some practical tips for your diet.

Keeping a low-salt, low-fat and a little amount of high quality of protein and high fibber can be good for your condition.

Controlling the high blood pressure actively and preventing the increased protein in blood.

Applying active substance in traditional Chinese medicine to improve blood microcirculation, repair the injured kidney and protect the kidney function.

Do more exercise. Adjust the lifestyle and do some gentle exercise. Avoiding the over-work, colds and infections.

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