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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 Pitaya

2014-05-19 07:01

Can Polycystic Kidney Disease Patients Eat PitayaCan patients with Polycystic Kidney Disease eat pitaya? The following content can help you to figure out the answer and give you detailed suggestion for you! Read on.

Pitaya is a fresh fruit which contains many nutritions. This fruit is rich in protein, fiber, vitamin B2, vitamin B3, vitamin C, iron, water, phosphorus, magnesium, potassium and calcium. Therefore, consuming it in a proper amount is beneficial to our health.

But if the patients with renal insufficience, they need to keep low protein diet. Pitaya contains much of crude protein which will increase the burden of kidneys. As a result, the patients with kidney insufficience should limit the intake of pitaya to avoid worsening illness condition.

Can polycystic kidney disease patients eat pitaya?

Polycystic kidney disease is a genetic renal disease. To control the illness, patients need to pay close attention to the daily diet. Can polycystic kidney disease patients eat pitaya? It depends on the patients’ illness condition. Therefore, the answer can be different.

If PKD patients don’t have some complications such as hyperkalemia, swelling, etc, they can consume it moderately. But if they have the above severe complications, they had better limit the intake of pitaya to prevent worsening illness.

Patients with polycystic kidney disease should according to their illness condition to form a good habit and balanced diet to get rid of the trouble of renal disease. In addition, a medical treatment named Micro-Chinese Medicine Osmotherapy is your best choice. Only keeping health, can we live a normal life.

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