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    Is Celery Good for Patients with GFR 50

    2014-06-23 06:44| Font Size A A A

    Is Celery Good for Patients with GFR 50Whether celery is good for patients with GFR 50? Recently, one person visited our website and consulted this question. Today, I will make an overall analysis about your condition as well as celery’s nutrients.

    GFR, short for glomerular filtration rate. It is usually taken as a reliable indicator to reflect renal function. Patients with GFR 50 are in stage 3 chronic kidney disease, and it shows that there is a moderate damage on kidneys. In this condition, high blood pressure, hyperkalemia, swelling, anemia and so on will be easily presented. Then, is celery still good for them?

    Generally, celery indeed is a nourishing vegetable for healthy people, while for kidney disease patients, it does have both benefits and side effects. Why? Please keep reading.

    Benefits for patients with GFR 50

    It is rich in protein, carbohydrate, vitamin A, vitamin C, vitamin P, apiin and fiber. All of these nutrition plays an important role to people’s health greatly. Above all, it has an obvious function to lower high blood pressure and blood fat especially to the primary.

    Besides, eating it in a right amount can increase patients outputting urine, which can remove water and sodium retention and help eliminate edema. And its fiber and iron content can help patients to prevent anemia effectively as well.

    Side effects for patients with GFR 50

    Damaged kidneys fail to keep balance of electrolyte, which may lead to high potassium, high sodium and high phosphorus. In view of these points, they need to eat less celery. Because it contains abundant mineral substances, like potassium, salt, phosphorus, etc, which all can aggravate illness condition. If you take excessively, it has high risks to develop hyperkalemia, swelling and bone problems.

    Frankly, whether you can eat celery or not needs to depend on your individual condition. If you want to confirm it, you’d better attach your medical tests to and we will give you an individualized advice.

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