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Is Soybean Good for Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) Patient

2014-09-07 03:30

Is Soybean Good for Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) PatientIt is very important for you to be on a kidney-friendly diet when you have Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD). This is to keep the levels of electrolytes, minerals, and fluid in your body balanced and help you stay healthy. If you are also in favor of soybean, you can get an general understanding of the effects of this food on Chronic Kidney Disease patients.

Benefits of soybean on Chronic Kidney Disease patients

Soybean is rich in protein. Similar to animal protein, soybean is also a high quality protein. Unlike meats, soybean protein is cholesterol-free and low in saturated fat. In addition, soybean is plant-based and contains isoflavones, known to reduce inflammation and act as an antioxidant.

In CKD patient studies, replacing animal protein with soy protein reduces the loss of protein in the urine (proteinuria). Another benefit of soybean is it lowers LDL cholesterol. Soybean has also been shown to reduce the rise in triglycerides following a meal which may be important in reducing cardiovascular disease risk.

Concerns about soybean

Soybean is high in potassium and phosphorus, which will worsen your kidneys. Before you buy certain soybean products, read the nutrition label and consult your dietitian how much you can take. You can also ask our doctors online for suggestions.

People who are allergic or sensitive to soybean, and those with thyroid problems, should avoid soybean based on foods and drinks. There is also concern about the high level of isoflavones in soybean which has an estrogen-like effect in the body. For this reason, it is recommended to keep soybean intake to a moderate amount.

To sum up, soybean can do both good and harm on CKD patients. The key to eating soybean healthily is to take it with moderate amount. You can be taken care by us. Leave a message below or email to kidney-symptoms@hotmail.com, and you can get more suggestions in detail.

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