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    Is Octopus Good for A Stage 4 Kidney Disease Patients

    2015-06-06 07:19| Font Size A A A

    Is Octopus Good for A Stage 4 Kidney Disease PatientsOctopus is not a familiar food to everyone, but it is a common in some types of cuisine like Japanese, Mediterranean or Polynesian. It has many health benefits for human’s health. Well then, is octopus good for a stage 4 kidney disease patients?

    A person with Stage 4 Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) has advanced kidney damage with a severe decreased in the glomerular filtration rate (GFR) to 15-30ml/min. In the stage, patients are prone to suffer from various symptoms or discomforts and complications, like proteinuria, swelling, anemia, fatigue, itching and so on. Actually, some nutrition in octopus are good for controlling related symptoms for Stage 4 CKD patients.

    1. Prevent weakness, fatigue and anemia

    Octopus is very good source of iron, which is a common deficiency leading to weakness, fatigue and anemia. Stage 4 kidney disease are prone to suffer from anemia due to minerals disorders and loss of red blood cells. Eating a moderate octopus can help prevent anemia and relieve fatigue.

    2. Strengthen immune system

    It provides several important vitamins including vitamin C, vitamin A and several B vitamins, which can boost immune system and improve immunity.

    3. Protect heart health

    Omega-3 is an important nutrient which may decrease the chances of heart disease, as well as cancer and depression.

    However, not all kidney disease patients can eat octopus. You should be careful if you are in conditions below.

    It is also a good source of potassium ad phosphorus. Due to severe decline of renal function, patients are prone to suffer from high potassium or phosphorus level. All in all, a real friendly-kidney diet should be recommended according to patients’ illness condition. Wanna an individualized diet plan, please do feel free to contact our Online Doctor or email to and we will do our best to help you.

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