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Are Collard Green Safe For Stage 3-4 CKD

2015-05-12 02:06

Are Collard Green Safe For Stage 3-4 CKDKidney disease patients should eat relatively more green leafy vegetables. Are collard green safe for stage 3-4 chronic kidney disease (CKD)? Go on reading the article and you will fine the answer.

Generally speaking, stage 3-4 kidney disease patients are allowed to eat collard green and they can get many health benefits from eating this vegetables.

Well then, what are health benefits of collard green to kidney disease patients?

1. Digestion

Collard greens are high in fiber and water content, which help to prevent constipation, promote regularity and maintain a healthy digestive tract. Digestive system problems are common complications in kidney disease. Consuming collard greens can help alleviate digestive system problems.

2. Lower diabetes

Untreated or long-term diabetes increases your risk for kidney disease. It has been observed that eating collard greens help in increasing insulin sensitivity, lower glucose levels and also prevent all kinds of oxidative stress in patients who suffer from type 1 and type 2 diabetes. This also reduces the risk for kidney disease.

3. Detoxify your body

Injured kidneys cannot discharge toxins from your body so many toxins will pile up in your body. Without treatment, toxins will damage body organs such as digestive system and nervous system. It has been known for years that phytonutrients in collard greens work at a very deep level in the process of detoxification which cleans the body by eliminating harmful toxins.

In addition, collard greens are also good for bone, healthy hair and skin, preventing cancer. However, it does not mean all kidney disease patients eat them. If patients have high potassium in blood, they should avoid or limit collard green consumption. Please always remember moderation is the key point. Moreover, the most important things for patients with kidney disease are to repair kidney damage and improve renal function. If you want to know natural remedies for kidney disease, you can leave a message to kidneycares@hotmail.com or consult our online doctor directly. We are glad to help you.

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