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Nutritional Management of Nephrotic Syndrome

2016-02-04 09:45

Nutritional Management of Nephrotic SyndromeWhen diagnosed with nephrotic syndrome, patients cannot help concerning about nutritional management. As we all know, diet is the most basic part in keeping whole body health. Now, let’s see the nutritional management for patients with Nephrotic Syndrome.

Actually, a real friendly-kidney diet plan should depend on patients’ current conditions, age, and weight. It is very important that a nephrologist and /or a renal dietitian be consulted. Besides, you also can attach your test reports to or leave a message below directly and our experts will give your an individualized diet plan based on your illness conditions.

Now, let’s see the general suggestions for patients with nephrotic syndrome.

1. Low protein diet

People with nephrotic syndrome cannot take high quantity protein foods for they will increase the burden for damaged kidneys. These food will increase the damage to kidney tubular. Thereby, patients with nephrotic syndrome are suggested to take high quality protein foods, such as dry fish, poultry, egg white, lean meat, wheat, legumes and sprouts etc. Remember to take high quality protein foods in a moderation.

2. Limit salt intake

Low sodium (salt) intake helps patients relieve swelling in hands, legs or other parts of the body. In addition, low -sodium diet contribute to preventing high blood pressure which is one leading cause or typical symptom for kidney disease patients.

3. Fat meat

Fat meat is another food that Nephrotic Syndrome patients can not eat because of it is high in lipid. Nephrotic Syndrome is an illness marked by severe leakage of protein. Protein is an important nutrition of our body, and when large amount of them are leaked out, liver will secrete lipoprotein to meet the basic demand of the body and this can cause hyperlipemia directly. Hyperlipemia is the real reason for Nephrotic Syndrome patients to avoid fat meat.

Due to limited space, I only list three aspects on the daily diet. If you want to know more details, please do feel free to contact with us!

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