Milk has a high nutritious value as well as various mineral substances. Besides Calcium which is known well to us, phosphor, iron, zinc, copper, manganese and molybdenum are also in a high content. Generally, chemical compositions of milk include: 87.5% water, 3.5% fat, 3.4% protein, 4.6% lactose and 0.7% inorganic salt. In addition, milk is easy to be digestive and convenient to take, so Polycystic Kidney Disease patients can drink milk. Well then, is there anything about diet should PKD patients pay attention to?
Firstly, protein intake limitation: patients should take less animal protein
like chicken, duck, fish and meat, etc as well as less food rich in vegetable
protein like beans and bean products. Especially for PKD patients suffering from
Renal Insufficiency, they should take less bean and bean products or something
like this. Low-protein diet plays a significant role in lightening kidney burden
and relieving illness condition.
Secondly, patients should avoid spicy and stimulating food such as chili,
liquor, chocolate, coffee, sea fish, shrimp and crab as well as other similar
Thirdly, limiting food with heavy taste such as slated food: when controlling
salt intake, patients should adjust their salt intake according to their illness
condition and renal function condition. Not every PKD patients need limit salt
Fifthly, patients should avoid taking nephrotoxic medicine. However, when
patients get High Blood Pressure and Edema, hypotensor can be taken, though it
has toxic effect, because too high blood pressure can damage kidney more
The above are principles of PKD patients’ daily diet. And what food should be
eaten more for Polycystic Kidney Disease patients? PKD patients should eat more
fruit and vegetables with rich vitamins and iron. Alkaline food should be taken
more due to its assistant function in treatment.
Though proper diet plays a very important role in the process of Polycystic
Kidney Disease treatment, the key of treating this disease is effective
treatment. On the basis of choosing proper diet, patient should accept proper
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