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    Is Safe to Eat Star Apples for Diabetic Nephropathy Patients

    2015-01-05 03:05| Font Size A A A

    Is Safe to Eat Star Apples for Diabetic Nephropathy PatientsEating more fruits and vegetables is usually recommended for patients with kidney damage. If you have been diagnosed with kidney disease as a result of diabetes, you’ll need to contact a dietitian for a proper eating plan which can help manage your blood glucose level and reduce kidney damage. Well then, is safe to eat star apples for Diabetic Nephroapthy patients?

    Just like its name, diabetic nephropathy is mainly caused by uncontrolled and long-time high blood sugar. Namely it is the common complication of diabetes. With the kidney damage, your dietitian will give you nutritional guideline that tell you how much protein, fat and carbohydrate you can eat, as well as how much potassium, phosphorus and sodium you can have each day. According to these dietary principles, can kidney disease patients eat star apples?

    Star apple, also known as the caimito, is an exotic fruit with a tough, inedible skin that ranges in color from green and purple. Diabetic Nephropathy patients can get many benefits from eating star fruits.

    1. Fiber in the fruit can help patients keep a healthy body weight, which plays a significant role in controlling blood sugar level. In addition, fiber can help relieve constipation and digestive symptoms. This nurtient can also help protect you from diabetes and some forms of cancer.

    2. Eating star apple as a snack is a good choice as the calories are low and it provides no fat.

    3. Star apples serve as a good source of calcium which is beneficial for your bone health. This fruit also contains 5 percent of the daily recommended value per serving of vitamin C and vitamin A. Additionally, one serving of star apples serves up 2 percent of the iron, a mineral vital for oxygenating your body, that you need every day.

    Diet is one of the most important treatments in managing diabetes and kidney disease. If you do want to know more kidney-friendly diets, please submit your question in the form below and we will give your reply within 24 hours.

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