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Fruit To Eat With Kidney Failure - Apples

2013-03-25 09:16

kidney failure applesApple is a good fruit choice for kidney failure patients. Eating apple can help lower high blood pressure, lower blood cholesterol, stabilize blood sugar level, prevent cancer and strengthen the bones.

Nutritional contents in apples: Every 100g apples contain 6.5-11.2g fructose, 2.5-3.5g glucose, 1.0-5.2g cane sugar, 0.2g protein, 0.1g fat, 0.1g fiber, 110mg potassium, 11mg phosphorus, 0.11mg calcium as well as trace elements and vitamins such as zinc, iron, B vitamins, vitamin C, carotene, etc.

Diabetes and hypertension are the leading causes of kidney disease and kidney failure. Apple can help lower high blood pressure, high blood sugar and high blood lipid so as to help slow down illness progression and much reduce the risk of cardiovascular problems.

Apple can reduce cholesterol in the blood, increase the secretion of bile and prevent the formation of gall-stones. Apples contain rich dietary fiber and it can make people feel full. The natural sweeteners in apples will enter into the blood and help control and stabilize the levels of blood sugar and insulin. Eating apple can also help balance electrolytes in the body. It can help remove excess sodium in the body so as to alleviate water and sodium retention.

Besides, kidney failure patients often have sleep problem and bone problem which can be improved with apple. The fragrance of apples can help insomnia patients to fall asleep quickly and peacefully. Apples contain minerals boron and manganese which can help prevent calcium loss from the bones and prevent osteoporosis.

Fresh vegetables and fruits are good for kidney failure patients. However if patients have developed electrolyte imbalances such as phosphorus, potassium, calcium, some fruits and vegetables such as banana, spinach should be avoided. However apple can be eaten because it is low-phosphorus and contains medium potassium, therefore eating proper amount of apple is both beneficial and safe for the patients.

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