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Can Patients with Diabetes and Kidney Failure Eat Melons

2014-08-21 17:07

Can Patients with Diabetes and Kidney Failure Eat MelonsMelon is one of fruits and native to Africa and Asia regions. Due to its sweet taste and rich nutrients, it is popular and welcome with the people around the world. While, for the patients with Diabetes and kidney failure, they have strict dietary requirements. But some of them also are the lovers of melon, then can they eat melons?

First, let us see the nutrients of melon, and analyze whether they can eat it or not. Melon is rich in nutrients, and can provide us the useful substances.

First, the invertase in melon can turn insoluble protein into soluble protein, which can help the patients with kidney disease absorb nutrients.

Second, it is also rich in carbohydrate and citric acid, adding to abundant fluid, so eating it can help us eliminate trouble, quench our thirst and relieve summer-heat. In view of, eating melon is good for the patients with diabetes and kidney failure.

Third, it also is a good food of diuresis. For the patients, they also maybe troubled by urination. So, the patients can benefit from eat melon.

Fourth, it is also suitable for the patients with constipation, for the patients, due to damaged kidney and blood vessel, the metabolic products may accumulate in body, and cause constipation. According to this, the patients also can eat melon.

Besides, melon also is rich in vitamin B1, vitamin B2, calcium and iron, which can provide the patient’s needs. That is to say, the patients also can eat it, and they can get many benefits from it. While for the patients with diarrhea, they had better not eat it, because it can aggravate the disease.

From the above, the patients with diabetes and kidney failure, they can eat melons, and it is a good choice for them because they can benefit a lot from it. While, considering the patients’ special condition, they had better eat half each time. If you want to know more about the diet of Diabetic Nephropathy, you are welcome to send an email to, and we will reply you as soon as possible.

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