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    Can Patients with Stage 3 Kidney Failure Eat Apple

    2014-10-25 16:00| Font Size A A A

    Can Patients with Stage 3 Kidney Failure Eat AppleApple is a commonly seen fruit in our daily life and it is also favored by most people due to its delicious taste and abundant nutrition. As the saying goes, an apple a day keeps doctor away. Then, can patients with Stage 3 Kidney Failure eat apple? If so, what are the benefits?

    Stage 3 kidney failure is one of critical periods to stop or delay the progression of illness condition. Patients begin to suffer from discomforts and symptoms in this stage due to the moderate kidney damage. The patients are prone to suffer from high blood pressure, low immune system, slight swelling, high creatinine level, high cholesterol level and so on. Diet plays a significant role in recovering renal function and protecting remaining kidney function. For kidney stage 3 kidney disease patient, correct apple consumption can bring many benefits. For an individualized diet suggestion, please contact our online doctors or leave a message below directly.

    What are the benefits of apple for kidney disease patients?

    Lower high blood pressure

    High blood pressure is one of leading causes of kidney disease and it is also a common symptom of kidney failure. Eating apple regularly has an effect on lowering high blood pressure. If you have high blood pressure with kidney damage, apple can be a good fruit choice.

    Strengthen immune system

    Apple is rich in vitamin C which is critical to immune system. Besides, there is abundant Zn in apple, which is important for the formation of antibody and enhancing immune ability. Patients can reduce the risks of getting cold if they have a moderate amount of apple.


    The researches show that apple consumption can reduce the risks of colon cancer, prostatic cancer and lung cancer and so on. Meanwhile it also can reduce the risks of obesity, glucose intolerance and fatty liver, etc.

    If you think the all stage 3 kidney disease patients can eat apple freely, then you are wrong. If the potassium or/and phosphorus level is higher than the normal range which shows in your test report, you should limit intake or avoid eating apple.

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