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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.

Black Glutinous Rice for Kidney Disease Patients

2014-08-13 03:03

Black Glutinous Rice for Kidney Disease PatientsThere are somebodies asking: Is black glutinous rice is good for kidney disease patients? Actually, it is difficult to define one certain food is totally good or bad for us. No matter what kind food you take, the safest way is to take it moderately.

Health benefits of black glutinous rice

1. Improve anemia

Damaged kidneys cannot produce enough erythropoietin, which is a necessary substance for the generation of red blood cells. That’s why kidney disease patients always have fatigue, dizziness and pale skin that caused by anemia. Black glutinous rice has high iron content (15.52ppm) so it is suitable to consumed by kidney disease patients with anemia.

2. Improve digestion

The rich content of dietary fiber can help relieve some digestive problems like poor appetite, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea or constipation. The recommendation for adults is between 20 and 35 grams of dietary fiber per day. As a cup serving of cooked black glutinous rice has 2g of dietray fiber, it provides 6 percent and 10 percent of the recommended dietary intake.

3. Clean cholesterol

Consuming black rice ( without coconut milk mixture) is believed that it can reduce cholesterol level in the blood so as to decrease the risk of diabetes.

4. Detoxification

Black glutinous rice is also rich of antioxidant properties. That can help you prevent or relieve inflammation. what’s more, it is able to function as a detoxification so that it can ease the performance of kidneys.

To sum up, kidney disease patients can take black glutinous rice with moderate consumption. You can consult your doctor or dietitian for the specific intake amount.

A final word

Kidney disease patients have many diet restrictions, so if you or your family member or friend is suffering kidney disease, you can tell us the illness condition so that we can give you some suggestions in detail. Leave message below or email to, and you will get an answer within 24 hour.

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