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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.

List of Foods for PKD (Polycystic Kidney Disease) Diet

2014-10-15 01:35

List of Foods for PKD (Polycystic Kidney Disease) DietPolycystic Kidney Disease (PKD) is a genetic disorder characterized by a cluster of cysts on the kidneys. Except for medication, diet plays a important role in the treatment. Here is a list of foods for PKD diet. Any other questions, you are welcomed to email to or consult our doctors online directly.

● Red Bell Pepper

The best property in red bell peppers is capsaicine. This content is very good for dissolve the wastes and toxins in the body, especially in the blood.

● Egg white

To protect the kidneys, patients need to keep a low-protein diet, but they should also eat enough protein to meet the body’s needs. Egg white contain high-quality of protein, which is helpful can produce less wastes, so that it won’t burden the kidneys.

● Cauliflower

Besides vitamins, minerals, chlorophyll, Beta - carotene, cauliflower is also rich in benzpyrole and thiocyanate, which are good for the kidneys to eliminate wastes. Poach the cauliflower, and then add some peppers or salt may be a better way than fried ones.

● Cabbages

There are large amounts of vitamin C, E and carotene. The total amount of vitamins is three times more then tomatoes. In addition, various phytochemicals can clear excessive free radicals, reducing the risk of cyst infection.

● Fish

Fish, especially deep-sea fish is known as the best source of Omega-3 fatty acid. It is the super content to be used for fighting against infection.

● Juices

Fresh vegetable or fruit juices have the function of dissolve and clear wastes in the blood. Cranberry juice, celery juice, carrot juice, pomegranate juice, etc are all good choices.

The above listed are just parts of the diet for PKD patients. You should consult your doctor or dietitian to design a scientific diet plan, according to you own condition.

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