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Can I Eat Sweets With Stage 3 Chronic Kidney Disease

2014-05-21 03:35


I was diagnosed with stage 3 chronic kidney disease (CKD) and I favor sweets. I want to know if sweets are good for stage 3 CKD patients. Please help me.


Can I Eat Sweets With Stage 3 Chronic Kidney DiseaseEating sweets is that we are obtaining glucose which is a form of energy to make us active but we should only eat 2 or maximum 3 sweets no more than that. Eating a lot of sweets is not good for our health and it is a junk food which can make our teeth to become yellow and loosen our gums as well as make us weight increase. So we should avoid a lot of sweets or sweet food in order to prolong our life span and become more healthier. For healthy people, they still should not eat lots of sweets. For people with stage 3 CKD, they will have more disadvantages of eating sweets.

Avoid sweets to reduce risk factor associated with the early stage of CKD. High blood pressure or hyperglycemia is a concern for people with diabetes. Uncontrolled diabetes accelerates kidney loss and contributes to artery diseases and other diabetic complications. In this light, stage 3 CKD patients should eat less or avoid eating too many sweets. Diabetes is a leading factor of chronic kidney disease. Less sweets intake is also good for diabetes patients. Overall speaking, stage 3 CKD patients and healthy people all should not eat more sweets.

You can eat more fiber from fruits and vegetables, and whole grains such as whole grain bread and high fiber cereal. Limit high fat dairy, including milk, yogurt, frozen and sour cream.

Apart from diet management, you should have a try of Chinese Herbal Medicine to repair your injured kidney and improve kidney function.

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