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Is Broccoli Good for Kidney Patients

Is Broccoli Good for Kidney Patients
Is Broccoli Good for Kidney Patients

When kidney disease are detected, patients all worry about their diet. They always ask us what food is good and what food is bad. For example, is broccoli good for kidney patients?

Broccoli has the following health benefits:

1. Osteoporosis

Osteoporosis is a common complication from kidney disease due to electrolyte disorder-low calcium and high phosphorus level in blood. The high calcium content in broccoli helps with bone building and reduces the risk of osteoporosis.

2. Boost your immunity

Vitamin C, antioxidants and phytonutrients can boost your immune system and fight respiratory ailments and other immunity problems. With a strong immunity, relapse can also be reduced.

3. Lower high blood pressure

Broccoli can combat high blood pressure because of potassium and also this can reduce the risk of heart disease. Heart disease is a leading factor of death in kidney patients. However, patients with high potassium level should limit the intake of broccoli.

4. Maintain eye health

Vitamin A in broccoli is good for eye health. Eye problem can also be caused by kidney problem so protecting eye health is important for kidney patients especially for diabetes patients. Vitamin A is a source of forming the retina. Besides, carotenoids lutein in broccoli can prevent mascular degeneration related to cataract.

Generally broccoli is good for kidney patients. However, different patient has different condition. We can not make sure broccoli is good for all kidney patients. If you want to know if broccoli is good for you, you can send your latest medical reports to our ckdfaq@hotmail.com. Our doctor will contact you as soon as possible. Good luck to you!

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