Nephrotic Syndrome is one common kidney disease especially among children, while bread is one part of our breakfast in many areas. If one person happens to have Nephrotic Syndrome, he must want to know which kind of bread he can eat.
Mentioning types of bread, you may think of white bread, french bread, rye bread, pita bread, etc. In fact, these are just a few types in bread list. Different breads are made by different ingredients.
For Nephrotic Syndrome patients, they have four typical symptoms including swelling, proteinuria, hypoproteinemia and hyperlipemia. To reduce the burden on kidneys, Nephrotic Syndrome patients are recommended to control the intake of protein, sodium and fluid. In view of this, which type of bread Nephrotic Syndrome patient can eat depends on patients’ illness condition and the ingredients of bread. Today, we are here to introduce several types of bread for Nephrotic Syndrome patients.
1. Wholemeal bread: This type of bread contains rich dietary fiber, vitamin E, Zn and potassium. These substances can help improve patients’ appetite quality, digestive system and vitamin supplement. If Nephrotic Syndrome patients have high potassium level, they may need to control the intake of wholemeal bread.
2. Flat bread: Flatbread is one oldest type of bread, and its basic ingredients are flour, water and salt. For Nephrotic Syndrome patients, they should control the intake of sodium that can worsen patients’ swelling. Therefore, when these patients choose flat bread, they should pay attention to the bread label.
3. Beer bread: It is made with regular beer or other types such as dark beer or stout. No matter which type of kidney disease one person has, he should avoid this type of bread.
The above are only several types of bread. If you or your child has Nephrotic Syndrome, you can leave a message below. Therefore, our dietitian can tell you bread list to eat or not eat with Nephrotic Syndrome.