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Is Pomegranate Juice Allowed for Lupus Nephritis

2014-05-22 01:05

Is Pomegranate Juice Allowed for Lupus NephritisPomegranate juice is a very delicious drink in our daily life, and it is popular among healthy and unhealthy people due to its rich nutritions. However, is pomegranate juice allowed for Lulus Nephritis?

The overview of Lupus Nephritis

Lupus Nephritis (LN) is inflammation of the kidney that is caused by systemic lupus erythematous (SLE) which is an autoimmune disease. When lupus affects the kidneys, lupus nephritis happens. Along with its progression of lupus nephritis, many symptoms appear. Besides, SLE can not only affect kidney, but also affect skin and other organs in body.

Healthy benefits of pomegranate juice for Lupus Nephritis

Pomegranate juice is rich in a variety of amino acids and trace elements, which are helpful to reduce blood fat, blood sugar, and high cholesterol and so on. Besides, they can soften blood vessels and prevent hardening of the arteries.

Pomegranate juice contains vitamin C which has been proven that vitamin C has a benefit of increasing the rate of kidney filtering waste products so as to improve kidney function.

Pomegranate juice can protect skin due to its polyphenol and antioxidants content.

Additionally, pomegranate juice is also able to boost immunity, improve digestion and bone quality, etc.

Side effects of pomegranate juice for Lupus Nephritis

Pomegranate juice is high in potassium, which can be problematic for people with kidney disease. Therefore, for patients with high potassium level, they should limit the amount of pomegranate juice.

When you take statins, hypotensive drugs or other medicines, you should avoid drinking pomegranate juice.

If you are allergic to pomegranate juice, you should also keep away from it.

All in all, pomegranate juice brings more benefits than harms for Lupus Nephritis patients. A healthy diet plays a key role in controlling the development of illness condition. If you have any doubt about whether you can take certain food or not, please talk with our online doctors directly.

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