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    Is Flaxseed Beneficial for Kidney Failure Patients

    2014-07-09 08:32| Font Size A A A

    Is Flaxseed Beneficial for Kidney Failure PatientsFlaxseed is a hard, tiny seeds of Linum usitatissimum and it has thought to have abundant nutrients for our body. However, is it still beneficial for kidney failure patients?

    To be frank, kidney failure patients can get numerous benefits from consuming this plant seed. Here we will list benefits which you can make a reference.

    Generally speaking, there are at least three flaxseed components with potential health benefits. The first is fiber, valuable in treating constipation. Flaxseed also contains alpha-linolenic acid, a type of omega-3 fatty acid, which are helpful for preventing and treating arthritis, heart disease and other chronic diseases. The last is its ligans content. Some studies have shown that it may be able to slow down the progress of certain breast cancers and other types of cancers.

    1. Reduce high cholesterol

    It can reduce high cholesterol in blood and the excessive LDL can turn into cholic acid and then discharged out of the body.

    2. Improve water retention

    Flaxseed can help kidney remove sodium and fluid so as to eliminating swelling in the legs, ankles, foot, face and so on. And high blood pressure can be also get well controlled when retention of sodium and water is solved.

    3. Overcome fatigue

    Flaxseed can improve and balance blood sugar level so as to greatly relieve fatigue and tiredness. It can make the muscles to have quicker recovery and help patients have quicker recovery from tiredness and fatigue.

    4. Promote cells health

    Flaxseed can improve moisture and elasticity of the cell membrane, and increase the breath of cell and nutrients. Thus it can promote cells health and reduce the risks of cancer.

    In addition, flaxseed is rich in high potassium. Therefore the amount of flaxseed should be limited if patients have high serum potassium. If you want an individualized renal diet, our Online Doctor is always here ti help you or our email is always available for you.

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