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Can Kidney Patients Eat Rose Apple

2015-06-16 16:19

Can Kidney Patients Eat Rose AppleRose apple is nutritious in protein, dietary fiber, sugar, vitamin B and C, and other nutrients. It has functions of stimulating your appetite, diuretics and calm the nerves, etc. With so many health benefits, can kidney patients eat rose apple?

Rose apple has the following medical properties:

1. Good for diabetes

The alkaloid called jambosine, found in rose apple tree’s trunk and root bark, is theorized to lower blood-glucose levels, which may be helpful with diabetes. Jambosine stops the conversion of starch into sugar. Diabetes is the first leading cause of kidney disease. From this aspect, diabetes patients can eat rose apple. This leads to a reduced risk for kidney disease.

2. Lower cholesterol level

High cholesterol level is bad for kidney condition. Rose apple are high in vitamin C and fiber, a compound that has been shown to lower cholesterol levels. Soluble fiber can reduce the absorption of cholesterol into your bloodstream. Six to 10 grams or more of soluble fiber a day decreases your total and LDL cholesterol.

3. Ease pain

Kidney disease patients suffer from various pain like headache, stomachache and joint pain. Rose apple seeds provide an pain-killer property to ease the pain.

4. Induce diuresis to reduce edema

Rose apple can induce diuresis to reduce edema. This can cleanse toxins and excess fluid from the body, promote blood circulation and fluid metabolism.

From the above, we can kidney patients can eat rose apple. But it is far from enough to treat kidney disease with just rose apple. In order to cure kidney disease, the key treatment is to repair kidney damage and improve renal function. Only in this way can kidney disease be treated. And patients can have a high quality life.

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