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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.

Low Potassium Foods for Kidney Disease Patients

2015-01-12 01:54

Low Potassium Foods for Kidney Disease PatientsPotassium or phosphorous restriction is not rare in kidney disease patients, since the damaged kidneys cannot maintain electrolyte balance. Well then, what is the low potassium foods for kidney disease patients? Potassium is found in many fruits and vegetables, beans, nuts and dairy foods. Let’s take a look at.

Foods low in potassium

Juices: apple juice, blackberry, blueberry, cranberry, cocktail, lemon, lime, watermelon.

Vegetables: cabbage, carrot (1/2 cup), cauliflower, corn, cucumber, eggplant, lettuce, fresh onions.

Foods high in potassium

Fruits: banana, cantaloupe, oranges, avocados, nectarines,

Vegetables: spinach, potatoes, sweet potatoes, tomatoes, parsnips, prunes, chard, dates, beets, brussels sprouts, artichoke, greens (beet, collard).

Safe level of potassium in your blood

If it is 3.5-5.0: You are in the SAFE zone

If it is 5.1-6.0: You are in the CAUTION zone

If it is higher than 6.0: You are in the DANGER zone

Consult your doctor to make a blood test, and he or she can give you proper amount of potassium in diet.

A potassium restricted diet is typically about 2000 milligrams per day. You can send your test report to, and our doctors online can give you some specific suggestions.

Treatment for kidney disease patients

Even though a diet is helpful for kidney disease patients, it cannot solve the underlying problem, but can simply relieve some symptoms. You should take some natural methods that can treat kidney disease from the root.

Therefore, you may as well try Micro-Chinese Medicine Osmotherapy, which is an external application based on traditional Chinese herbs. They are very natural and can expand blood vessels, reduce inflammation and degrade extracellular matrixes. Therefore, this therapy can improve blood circulation, improving ischemia and anoxia in the kidneys. Then, damaged renal tissues can be repaired and renal functions can be enhanced.

This is a natural way to treat kidney disease from the root. Having been used for almost 30 years, it has been recognized by more and more patients. Some of them come to China despite of distance and tiredness. If you are interested in it, please be free to contact us.

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