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Is It Ok for the Patients with Stage 3 Kidney Failure Eat Sandwich

2014-07-22 17:06

Is It Ok for the Patients with Stage 3 Kidney Failure Eat SandwichIs it ok for the patients with stage 3 kidney failure eat sandwich? Sandwich, as a kind of fast food, is popular with the people around the world, especially in western countries. While, the patients with kidney failure have strict dietary requirements, so does eating sandwich go against their dietary requirements?

Sandwich is made with different foods in different places. In USA, the common sandwich is made with two slices of small bread and some beef; others can be made up of all kinds of vegetables, cheese and other seasonings. That is to say, the nutrients of sandwich can be changed according to different ingredients.

For the patients with stage 3 kidney failure, more than sixty percent renal function has been lost. As we all know, almost all the foods that we eat need to be metabolized in kidneys. If our kidneys have problems, we need to change our diet to protect the kidneys. In general, the dietary requirements of stage 3 kidney failure should be low but high quality protein, low fat, low sodium, low potassium, low phosphorus and even low intake of water. And the specific demand is decided by different patients’ conditions.

When it comes to sandwich, is it ok for the patients with stage 3 kidney failure eat sandwich? In fact, the patients had better not eat it, because it is rich in protein and fat whether what kind of sandwich. Eating them can increase the burden of kidneys and aggravate kidney failure. If you really are a lover of sandwich, you need to consult your doctor to make sure whether you can eat it or not and what kind of sandwich is suitable for you.

In conclusion, the patients with stage 3 kidney failure are not recommended to eat sandwich. Except sandwich, some fast foods like KFC, Mcdonald’s and Pizza Hut also should be limited for them. If you also have other questions about stage 3 kidney failure or its treatment, we hope you can send an email to, and we will try our best to help you in early time.

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