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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 Litchi

2014-06-01 02:13

Can Polycystic Kidney Disease Patients Eat LitchiPolycystic kidney disease is a genetic disease which have countless kidney cysts on the kidneys. With the enlargement of renal cysts, the nearby renal tissues will be damaged and oppressed. Therefore, keeping a healthy diet can help you to control illness and prevent the progress of renal failure. Can polycystic kidney disease patients eat litchi?

In summer, litchi is favored by many people including the young, the old and children. This is a fresh fruit which has good taste and high nutrition. Consuming this fruit can be beneficial to our health.

The benefits of litchi

Reduce the blood sugar

High blood sugar is common in renal disease and tortures many patients. If the blood sugar can’t be controlled timely, it can lead to kidney damage and pose a threat on the life.

Litchi contains a substance named amino acid, which can help us to reduce blood sugar. As a result, litchi can be good for the polycystic kidney disease.

Protect the renal function

Some useful substance such as glucose, pectin, malic acid, amino acid, fructose and so on, all of the above can be beneficial to protect our kidney function and prevent worsening illness condition.

Enhance immunity

Litchi contains rich vitamin C and protein. All of these can enhance immunity to fight against the renal disease. PKD patients have the weak immune system. So it is a good option for polycystic kidney disease patients to improve their ability of anti-disease.

All of above is the introduction of the benefits of litchi. For different illness conditions, patients with polycystic kidney disease should consult their doctor before eating litchi. Leave your problem here and you are surely to get the renal experts’ free advice!

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