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    Can We Have Bottle Gourd for Renal Disease Patients

    Can We Have Bottle Gourd for Renal Disease PatientsCan we have bottle gourd for renal disease patients? The question are concerned by many kidney disease patients and their family members. Because patients need to have individualized diet plan, so as to protect their kidneys from further damage.

    Patients with kidney disease usually have many dietary restrictions, including protein, sodium, potassium, phosphorus, fluid or fat and so on. Of course, the real good and healthy diet plan should be designed according to patients’ illness conditions. If you wanna an individualized renal Diet Therapy, please feel free to contact our Online Doctor or email to us at and we will do our best to help you.

    Now, let’s see can we have bottle gourd for renal disease patients.

    To know the answer, we should know the facts of bottle gourds’ nutrition. It is reported that bottle gourd has a certain function for promoting body’s development and maintaining the physiological function. There is a analysis of bottle gourd’s nutrition for your reference. (per 100g contains)

    Fluid 95.3g Calorie 15cal Protein 0.7g

    Vitamin A 7g Calcium 16g Phosphorus 15g

    Potassium 87g Sodium 0.6g Iron 0.4g

    Vitamin C 11g Carbohydrate 3.5

    Can renal patients eat bottle gourd? 

    Actually, chronic kidney disease patients can have bottle gourd for the sake of increasing urine output and relieving edema. And it also can help reduce high blood sugar for patients for diabetics. However, it’s my duty to tell you that because some of bottle gourds are toxic and have a bad effect on our health. Eating mistakenly, patients will suffer from dizziness, nausea, fatigue, vomiting, diarrhea and so on.

    Through the above analysis, we can see that there is no certain food is totally safe for patients with CKD. Therefore, patients should have a right amount of intake. It is better to contact your dietitian or your healthy provider before taking bottle gourd.

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