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Are Red Peppers Beneficial For Severely Declined Kidney Function

2014-09-06 02:50

Are Red Peppers Beneficial For Severely Declined Kidney FunctionKidney failure require a diet filled with foods know to reduce or limit inflammation or reduce the oxidation of fats and cholesterol. Additionally, a healthy renal diet is one that is low in protein, phosphorus, potassium and sodium. Well, are red peppers beneficial for kidney function?

Generally speaking, red peppers help kidney function in kidney failure.

Diet is important in managing the symptoms of kidney failure. Depending on the lab results and blood pressure, protein, potassium, phosphorus or sodium consumption may be limited. Since red peppers have only a trace of protein, no sodium, little phosphorus and potassium, people on renal diet can still enjoy red peppers.

In addition, peppers contain many nutrients like vitamin A,C and K. Antioxidant vitamin A and C can prevent cell damage, cancer. Also they support immune function and reduce inflammation. Vitamin K helps strengthen bones and protect cells from oxidative damage. Packed with fiber, red peppers contribute to alleviate constipation.

Although red peppers have many benefits, it does not mean all kidney disease people can eat them. As for some kidney diseases like Polycystic Kidney Disease (PKD), Lupus Nephritis, they should avoid eating spicy foods and red peppers should be avoided so as to avoid further kidney damage.

If you do not know whether you can eat peppers or not, you can consult our online experts who will give you the answer according to your own medical conditions.

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