To improve kidney function, treatment should help the kidneys repair damaged renal tissues. Certain food that are said to increase kidney function actually just help prevent some symptoms rather than solving the underlying problem. Therefore, you can take the following suggestions, but you should not regard them as medical treatments.
Best foods for increasing kidney function
Water is the best choice for keeping your body hydrated. Making sure your kidneys can produce enough urine to filter wastes and toxins is important to keeping your kidneys healthy.
For that purpose, you can also drink fruit juices, ginger ale or tea. Meantime, try to avoid caffeinated beverages as possibly as you can.
2. Fresh fruits and vegetables
Choosing right fruits and vegetables is helpful for controlling blood pressure and blood sugar level, both of which are very important for your kidney function. Vegetables include onions, celery, cauliflower, red bell peppers, garlic, cabbage, carrot, bitter gourd and asparagus. Fruits like cranberry, apple, blueberry, raspberry, strawberry, red grape and cherry are recommended.
3. Low potassium foods
High potassium in Chronic Kidney Disease is very dangerous since it may cause a stroke or heart attack. Some examples of low-potassium foods include apples, beans, corn, rice, noodles, pasta, eggplant, cookies without nuts or chocolate, pears, peas, peppers and zucchini.
4. Iron-Rich Foods
People with reduced kidney function are easy to have Anemia, thus can resulting in various problems like fatigue, cold, bad sleep, or muscle cramps. Eating iron-rich foods such as leafy green vegetables and eggs can help you increase your iron intake.
Chinese herbs for improving kidney function
It is not easy to improve kidney function since the damaged renal tissues are difficult to repair. However, Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) can help you achieve that goal with few side effects. We have almost 30 years of clinical practices, so we are experienced in this field. Any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us via Skype, email or leaving a message below. We will reply you ASAP.