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Is Watermelon Good for Proteinuria in Stage 4 Kidney Failure

2014-05-02 18:14 Is Watermelon Good for Proteinuria in Stage 4 Kidney Failure

When it comes to watermelon, amlost all of us come up with the red flesh and black seeds. In summer, it is also popular with us. Except it can quench our thirst, and has sweet taste, but do you know what nutrients it has?

Firstly, watermelon contains many kinds of nutrients that are beneficial to our skin, such as citrulline, alanine, glutamic acid, arginine, malic acid, phosphoric acid and vitamin, which are easy to be absorbed by skin, and have the function of sun block and whitening.

Secondly, watermelon has the function of diuresis, so eating watermelon can increase the urine output. Besides, it also can promote the salt remove from our body, thus it also can allevate edema.

Thirdly, watermelon also has the function of balancing blood pressure, regulating cardiac function, preventing cancer.

Now that watermelon has so many benefits for us, is it good for proteinuria in stage 4 kidney failure? In fact, the patients with proteinuria in stage 4 kidney failure can eat some watermelon, but the specific amount needs to be designed by the individual illness condition. If you have any doubts, please send to, and we hope that we can save you troubleshoot.

In addition, some patients with kidney failure can not eat watermelon. Such as the patients has edema, because it is rich in water, eating too much watermelon can aggravate edema. Besides, the patients with kidney failure caused by diabetic nephropathy, they also should limit the watermelon intake, because watermelon contains much sugar, eating watermelon can make the blood sugar rise.

In conclusion, eating proper watermelon is good to proteinuria in stage 4 kidney failure. Just a side note, stage 4 kidney failure means that your kidneys have been damaged severely, and you need to receive effective treatment to control your illness condition and improve your life quality. If you want to know about the treatments of stage 4 kidney failure, you can chat with our online doctors or leave a message below, and we are waiting for you at any time.

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