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    Are Raw Sunflower Seeds OK for Diseased Kidneys

    Are Raw Sunflower Seeds OK for Diseased KidneysSunflower seeds are popular the leisure food around the world due to its delicious and nutrients. And it was reported that it is good for our brain healthy. Well then, as kidney disease patients, they are usually asked to follow strict dietary restrictions. Surely, they are curious that is it safe to consume raw sunflower seeds.

    To be frank, the sunflower seeds boast high levels of protein, antioxidants, minerals and linoleic acid. They are an excellent source of vitamin E, dietary fiber, selenium, phosphorus, vitamin B1, vitamin B6 and folate.

    Some properties in raw sunflower seeds are good for kidney health.

    Antioxidants are essential to counter the harmful effects that free radicals put the body through. And they are also packed with vitamin E, which is the primary antioxidant of the body. Have a right amount intake can help reduce the symptoms inflammatory conditions, like arthritis, asthma, osteoarthritis. And it lowers the risk of colon cancer.

    Phytosterols are the “good guys”, who help fight high cholesterol levels in the body. And they enhance the way the immune system responds to illnesses in the body, and they lower the risk of certain types of cancers.

    Magnesium is high in sunflower seeds and it is necessary for healthy bones and energy production. About two-third of the magnesium in the human body is found in our bones. Therefore, magnesium in sunflower seeds is important for bone health. As for people with kidney disease, magnesium in sunflower seeds is able to alleviate bone problems, like bone pain and bone fracture.

    However, there are some tips you should know.

    Sunflower seeds are the good source of phosphorus. For the kidney disease patients, long-term high phosphorus level affects body from getting enough calcium level, which can induce numerous conditions.

    All in all, everything has two sides and there is no exception for sunflower seeds, especially when you have kidney problems or other healthy problems. To know the specific friendly-kidney diet suggestions, you can leave a message below directly and we will rely you ASAP.

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