Diabetic Nephropathy Diet

Scientific and reasonable diet is good for the recovery of Diabetic Nephropathy or diabetic kidney disease patients. Is celery included in that diet? The truth is that celery has both good and bad effects on Diabetic Nephropathy (DN) patien

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Is Celery Good For Diabetic Nephropathy Patients

2014-04-22 06:05

Is Celery Good For Diabetic Nephropathy PatientsScientific and reasonable diet is good for the recovery of Diabetic Nephropathy or diabetic kidney disease patients. Is celery included in that diet? The truth is that celery has both good and bad effects on Diabetic Nephropathy (DN) patients. Let’s find out whether you are recommended to eat celery now.

The good effects of celery on DN Patients

Reduce blood sugar level: Most of DN patients have a high level of blood fat due to insulin insufficiency. Because of that reason, high level of sugar is stored. Celery contains rich chlorophyll dietary fiber, which can effectively removes cholesterol in the blood and then reduces blood-sugar level.

Lower blood pressure: Celery also contains lots of flavonoids. That will help inhibit high blood pressure.

Diuretic effect: The diuretic properties in celery can relieve the water-sodium retention, thus removing swelling through urine.

The bad effects of celery on Diabetic Nephropathy patients

Firstly, celery has a high level of potassium, for DN patients with hyperkalemia, it is very dangerous if they do not limit the intake of celery.

Secondly, DN patients with gastrointestinal discomfort are not suggested to take vegetables or fruits with rich fiber. As mentioned above, celery contains rich chlorophyll dietary fiber, so it will do harm to the body. DN patients with gastrointestinal diseases should keep away from it.

Tips for eating celery

1. Shorten the decocting or frying time in order to preserve the nutritions.

2. Try celery seeds and leaves. They have more nutritions than stems. Cooking celery leaves with eggs or drinking boiled water with freshly crushed celery seeds are good choices.

Besides celery, there are many other vegetables and fruits that are good for Diabetic Nephropathy patients. If you want a specific diet for yourself, you can leave a message below or email to kidney-symptoms@hotmail.com. Our experts will reply you ASAP.

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