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Can Children with Nephrotic Syndrome Drink Cola

2014-06-14 16:26

In recent years, cola is welcomed by people all over the world, especially children. Some children can not live without it and they drink cola at every meal. But can children with Nephrotic Syndrome drink cola? Now let’s discuss it.

General knowledge of cola

Many people don’t know the major ingredients in cola clearly. Cola is a carbonated soft drink. The major ingredients in cola include carbonated water,sugar,caffeine and phosphoric acid. Drinking cola in moderation will not cause any health problems. But if you drink cola more often, hyperglycemia and stomach acid will be caused with the above ingredients. More information about cola, you can talk to online doctor directly.

Can children with Nephrotic Syndrome drink cola

In general, children with Nephrotic Syndrome can not drink cola because of the following causes.

- Phosphorus is one of the ingredients in cola. Kidney will be impaired with Nephrotic Syndrome, and phosphorus cannot be removed from the body normally. High level of phosphorus will lead to bone disease and itchy skin.

-It is reported that a 12 ounce cola contains 64mg caffeine. Caffeine can keep people sober though, it can be dangerous as it constricts arteries and veins and boost heart rates.

-Most children with Nephrotic Syndrome have a poor appetite. Drinking much cola will make children feel full easily and eat less. It will cause them malnutrition.

You must have known the answer about can children with Nephrotic Syndrome drink cola. If your loving baby has been diagnosed with Nephrotic Syndrome, do not let them drink cola.

Water, low-fat milk and clear soft drinks are all good choice for them. The amount of fluid should be restricted if the baby has the symptom of swelling seriously. You can send an email to kidneyfailuretreat@hotmail.com to learn more about the healthy diet for children with Nephrotic Syndrome. I wish your baby healthy growth!

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