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Does Cucumber Benefit Kidney Function

2014-03-31 16:11

Does Cucumber Benefit Kidney FunctionKidney disease patients should follow a healthy diet which will not worsen kidney function. Cucumber has been regarded as this kind of food and it benefits kidney function. Well, how does cucumber benefit kidney function?

1. Regulate blood PH and neutralize acidity

Cucumber has high alkaline levels, thus it helps regulate body’s blood PH and neutralize acidity. For patients with gastric issues, they should consume cucumber frequently.

2. Adjust blood pressure and benefit for connective tissues

Cucumber is able to regulate blood pressure and helpful for proper structure of connective tissues in your body, like muscles, bones, ligaments, cartilage and tendons.

3. Boost immunity and prevent cancer

The carotene C in cucumber is able to promote your immunity and counter the effects of uric acid, which prevents inflammation in from conditions like arthritis, asthma and gout.

4. Prevent constipation and keep kidneys healthy

Cucumbers are a blend of both fiber and water. Therefore, it helps to protect your body from both constipation and kidney stones. If you drink cucumber juice, you can at the same time consume both fiber and water.

5. Potassium in cucumber makes it highly useful for conditions of high and low blood pressure.

These benefits are all good for kidney disease patients with declined kidney function. Besides, other foods and vegetables can also increase kidney function. If you want to regain kidney function through diet, this article may be helpful for you(How To Improve Kidney Function Through Diet). Or you can consult our experts to make a proper plan to you. You should not eat certain foods or vegetables without permission by a doctor, because incorrect diet may worsen your medical condition or speed up the progression of kidney disease.

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