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    Is Brown Rice Good for CKD Stage 3

    2014-09-18 02:52| Font Size A A A

    Is Brown Rice Good for CKD Stage 3Is brown rice good for Stage 3 Chronic Kidney Disease Patients? Actually, brown rice is less convenient than white due to its longer cooking time, it is much more nutritious as only the outer hull of the grain is removed. And Stage 3 kidney disease patient can get benefits from the eating brown rice properly.

    Brown rice is whole grain rice. It has a mild, nutty flavor, and is chewier and more nutritious than withe rice. To be frank, 60%-70% vitamins, minerals and necessary amino acid accumulate in the outer tissues of rice. Brown rice happen to be this type of rice. The following its nutrition can be beneficial for patients with stage 3 kidney disease.

    1. High-quality protein

    Patients are suggested to have a low-protein diet so as to stop or delay the progression of illness condition. But at the same, in order to satisfy the body needs, high-quality protein diet is recommended to patients. Brown rice is low in protein but with high quality. The main content is the Mi-jing protein which is easy to be absorbed by the body.

    2. High iron contents

    Due to damaged kidneys, they fail to secrete enough erythropoietin which is in charge of generating red blood cells. Consequently, patients will suffer from anemia. Brown rice is high in iron and supplying iron can be overcome anemia to some extent.

    3. Dietary fiber

    This rice contains a large amount of dietary fiber which can promote gastrointestinal tract health, soften faeces, prevent constipation and intestinal cancer. And this substance can combines with the cholesterol in the bile so that it can promote the excretion of cholesterol. Thus it can help to lower hyperlipidemia for patients.

    4. Vitamin E

    It has abundant vitamin E content which can promote blood circulation and enhance the overall health for patients.

    Through the above analysis, brown rice is a green and health food for stage 3 kidney disease patients. Adding some medlars to the brown rice gruel, it is more nutritional for patients. If you eat brown rice with shepherd's purse, it has the functions of stopping bleeding and diuresis. If you want to know more renal diet, please contact our doctors online or leave a message below and we will rely you as early as possible.

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