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Can Chronic Kidney Disease Patient Eat Popcorn

2014-11-25 16:55

Can Chronic Kidney Disease Patient Eat PopcornPopcorn is a kind of popular foods, it is loved by all ages people. For its good tastes and rich nutrition, patient also want to eat some of them. Then as a kidney disease patient can you eat popcorn ?

The nutrition and functions of popcorn

Popcorn contains fiber and is the only snack that’s 100% whole grain. Fiber can lower the potassium sodium ratio in our blood hence lower blood pressure, so it is better for chronic kidney disease patients who have high blood pressure. Besides, fiber can accelerate the movement of intestinal tract and speed up feces excretion. In this condition, the time that toxins and wastes stay in our intestinal tract is shorten, and the stimulation to our intestinal tract is reduced.

Popcorn contains some B vitamins and minerals such as manganese, magnesium, iron, and zinc. B vitamins can regulate proliferation and death of cells, so it is very beneficial to CKD patients.

Besides, it is rich in antioxidants which can prevent the harmful effect of oxygen in our body.

However, not all the popcorn are good for kidney disease patients. There is a lot of sugar and cream in processed popcorn. It is not good for CKD patients who have diabetes. If you want to eat popcorn not to eat too much, otherwise, it will add burden to your kidney.

As we all know diet may increase the curative effect or decrease it, so as a Chronic Kidney Disease you should make a fir diet plan according to your own condition. If you have other questions in curing Chronic Kidney Disease, you are welcome to contact our online doctor or leave messages to us, we will try our best to help you.

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