In the past, soybean milk is a common breakfast food in western countries. But now, this diet also tends to be popular in China. We can see it in soybean milk stall, shop and in the rank of supermarket. We can purchase soybean milk machine in the booth of household electrical equipment. People can make soybean milk with various flavors according to their appetite. Then could PKD patients drink soybean milk? Below information can instruct us some knowledge about it.
Trophic Value of Fresh Soybean Milk
Fresh soybean milk is abundant in qualified protein and various microelements
essential to human body, and it is widely recognized as ‘GREEN MILK’. Its
nutritive value is approaching to milk and the content of protein is up to 2.56%
which exceeds milk. The standard content of protein in milk is 2%. Protein in
soybean milk is qualified vegetable protein. Soybean milk is rich in calcium,
phosphor, iron and other mineral materials. The content of iron in soybean milk
is 25 times of that in milk. Moreover, soybean milk does not have cholesteral
and lactose, but milk contains lactose. Lactose cannot be absorbed by human body
unless it is decomposed by lactase and the majority of people in China lack
lactase, which is the crux why many people present diarrhea after drinking
Besides, it contains large amount of unsaturated fatty-acid, soybean saponin,
isoflavon, lecithin and other dozens of beneficial material to human body. It
has efficacies to decrease cholesterol, prevent Hypertension， Coronary Disease,
Diabetes and other diseases. Moreover, soybean milk has a function to fortify
immunity and prolong organism caducity.
Therefore, PKD patients can drink soybean milk, but the amount should be
proper. Certainly, the amount to take depends on patients’ situation. If PKD
patients have Edema, they are not allowed to drink soybean milk because the
water intake is controlled.
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