Having kidney disease, what should I eat besides avoiding salty food?

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“Don’t eat too much salt. You will have kidney disease” is a sentence that we may hear from the elders. or someone close to you often When we sit at the same table Of course, eating very salty. It is an important cause of kidney disease as everyone understands. Many people pour fish sauce without stopping. Papaya Salad Nam Tok, Spicy Salad, My favorite food, going back and forth, annual health check-up, I realized again that I had kidney disease. or there is a risk of having kidney disease

In addition to having to reduce the salt urgently You also need to control foods that are high in potassium. Why and what foods are high in potassium that you should avoid? Let’s see.

Having kidney disease, what should I eat besides avoiding salty food?

why kidney disease And must avoid foods that contain potassium?

Potassium is a mineral salt. that helps regulate the functioning of the nervous system and muscles in the body especially the heart muscle

The kidneys are responsible for filtering beneficial nutrients back up to take care of the UFABET body through the blood stream. and separate out excess nutrients

If the kidneys are damaged, the kidneys are less able to filter out potassium from the body. Therefore, patients with kidney disease should limit their intake of foods that are high in potassium.

high potassium How will it affect the body?

If the body’s potassium content is too high There may be shortness of breath, fatigue, palpitations, nausea, cramps, and a slower pulse. until the heart stops beating

Kidney disease patients should not eat food that contains potassium?

I can’t let you not eat at all. because anyway Potassium still has some benefits for patients with kidney disease. Because potassium helps reduce edema in the patient’s body. Helps normalize the water balance in the body. And prevent the body from heart failure as well

potassium food that patients with kidney disease should avoid

Fresh vegetables, especially dark-colored vegetables, low-fat or non-fat milk, nuts, and whole grains.

Examples of High Potassium Foods

– cocoa powder

– Dried prunes

– raisins

– sunflower seeds

– dates

– Salmon

– fresh spinach

– mushroom

– banana

– orange

Therefore, the food that patients with kidney disease can eat. is a low potassium diet Are fruits and vegetables that have pale colors such as rose apple, green grapes, watermelon, zucchini, white ear mushrooms, green squash, Chinese cabbage, cabbage, cucumbers, but can be eaten alternately between high-low potassium foods. to maintain the balance of potassium in the body as well In addition, how to reduce the amount of potassium in vegetables. is blanching in hot water before eating It will help reduce the amount of potassium by 30-40%.

But if the amount of potassium in the blood is abnormally high Should refrain from all kinds of fruits. and eat vegetables that are low in potassium Depending on the discretion of the doctor.