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Are Yellow Peppers OK for Kidney Disease Patients

2013-12-19 18:39

Are Yellow Peppers OK for Kidney Disease Patients, yellow peppers, kidney diseaseA healthy and reasonable diet is important for kidney disease patients to avoid or worsen some certain symptoms. However, are yellow peppers ok for kidney disease patients? Follow us to find the answer.

Consuming just one yellow pepper provides the body with 7% of the daily recommended intake of vitamin A, 15% of vitamin B6, 568% of vitamin C and 500% of potassium. To a certain degree, if you only eat a few pieces of the pepper, you are still providing your body with a nutritious and beneficial snack.

Vitamin A is a fat-soluble vitamin that helps the eyes adjust to light and provides clear, moist eyes. It also keeps the skin moist and supple, and works as an antioxidant to prevent free-radicals from damaging tissues in the body. But if kidney disease patients are already taking a vitamin A supplement, avoid eating too many foods with vitamin A. Because yellow peppers contain only 7% of the daily recommended intake of vitamin A, eating a bunch of yellow peppers will not cause vitamin A toxicity.

Vitamin B6 helps the body’s enzymes function correctly. Although it is not scientifically proven to cure all ailments, vitamin B6 is recommended for arthritis, immune system health (many kidney disease types are belong to autoimmune diseases), mod disorders and swelling. Vitamin C is required for the body to build bones, muscle, cartilage and blood vessels. It also allows iron to be absorbed into the body. Without vitamin C, the body would not be able to rebuild itself.

It seems that yellow peppers are ok for kidney disease patients. But once kidney disease patients are suffering from high potassium level, then they are suggested to avoid yellow peppers. That is because hyperkalemia may cause nausea, fatigue, muscle weakness, tingling sensations, or even slow heartbeat and weak pulse.

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