As the old saying goes: Illness finds its way in by the mouth, foods and drinks play an important role in the daily life for both healthy people and patients. There is a general dietary principle for patients with Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD). Fortunately, they are allowed to drink sugarcane juice with moderate amount.
What are the benefits of sugarcane for CKD patients?
Firstly, sugarcane contain rich nutritions, including various amino acids, vitamin B1, B2, B6 and vitamin C. It is very beneficial for treating hypoglycemia (low blood sugar), constipation, dysuria, nausea, vomiting and cough. For patients with chronic kidney disease, they possibly have damage of other systems and organs, such as digestive system, respiratory system, nervous system and urinary system, and thus some corresponding problems will occur. The contents in sugarcane can treat those symptoms to some extent by preventing the glomeruli from being inflamed or infected. Meanwhile, it can also provide nutritions for the repairing of intrinsic renal cells so as to improve kidney function.
Secondly. Sugar can be found with a large amount in the sugarcane, and patients with chronic kidney disease are recommended to take foods or drinks that contain rich sugar and starch, for example, grains, Chinese yam, honey, white sugar and fresh fruits or fruit juices. The metabolic production of these foods are almost water and carbon dioxide, which will not burden the kidneys.
You can see that there are some benefits of the sugarcane for CKD patients. As for individuals, they have their own illness condition and need different dietary suggestions. In addition, there are five stages of chronic kidney disease, and there are also some dietary limits. Consulting you doctor can help you eat or drink safely. Our experts online are also available and will be glad if we can do something for you.