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Can Patients with PKD Eat Green Pepper

2014-04-19 10:45

Green peppers contain antioxidative vitamins and trace elements that can improve energy and stamina,relieve the fatigue caused by pressure of work or lives.So the patients with PKD can eat green peppers?

PKD refers to that the many cysts of all sizes appears in both kidneys,and the situation of appearing just in one is few.It belongs to the genetic disease caused by the autosomal disease.With time and patients condition going on,the cysts will become bigger and bigger until rupture under the various pressure.And worst of all,the patients condition may worsen and become ESRD.And what the proper food can be taken to improved nourishment?

The special taste and capsaicine of green peppers can stimulate secretion of saliva,improve appetite,help to digest,promote peristalsis and prevent constipation.The TCM think that the green peppers can make body warm inside and relieves its internal heat,dispel cold and remove dampness,like peppers.However,in human metabolic process,the pungent ingredients,excreted by kidneys,will cause the different levels of stimulation to renal parenchymal cells.What is more serious is that it may effect the renal function

So according to the above,green peppers are not suitable for patients with PKD.

The healthy diet that suitable to patients with PKD should follow the following principles:

1.Less salt diet

2.Large quantities animals’gut is unfavorable.

3.Limit the intake of vitamin C that can prevent the calculus from exacerbation better.

4.Control the intake of calcium and notice the intake of protein.

5.Don't eat oxalate rich foods,including beans,beet,celery,chocolate,grapes,green peppers, parsley,spinach,strawberry and tea.

6.Limit the intake of foods are rich in purines,like pluck,seafoods,etc.

7.Proper intake of fatty acid is necessary,which can prevent the cysts from bringing out.Such as α-3,fishes,nuts,walnut,etc.

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