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Is Fig Good For Chronic Kidney Disease Stage 3 Patients

2015-04-11 02:24

Is Fig Good For Chronic Kidney Disease Stage 3 PatientsThe health benefits of fig are numerous. Fig can promote health and general well being. Well, is fig good for chronic kidney disease (CKD) stage 3 patients or not?

Fig has the following health benefits for CKD stage 3 patients:

1. good for diabetic patients

Diabetes is a leading cause for kidney disease and it should be treated timely. Diet plays an important role in diabetes except medical treatment. The high amount of potassium in fig helps to keep the blood sugar of the body in check. The fruit, as well as a liquid extract made from fig leaves when added to diabetic meals. Lower the sugar levels in the blood.

2. control hypertension

Low sodium level and high potassium level in fig prevent and manage hypertension effectively.

3. heart health

Heart disease is a main cause of death in kidney disease patients. It is found that figs are a great source of omega-3 and omega-6 essential fatty acids. Therefore, having few servings of figs can definitely save the heart from a wide range of diseases.

4. bone health

Kidney disease patients are prone to suffer from bone disease so they should follow a diet with high calcium, which helps to strengthen the bones. The calcium in fig plays a major role in strengthening the bones.

Eating figs regularly can provide relief from fatigue and sleep disorders. It also brings about improvement in the memory. However, as for kidney patients with high potassium level in blood, they should eat less or avoid figs. If you do not know whether fig is good for you or not, you should consult your doctor before eating it.

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