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    Diet Plan for Patients with Nephrotic Syndrome

    2014-05-07 01:44| Font Size A A A

    Diet Plan for Patients with Nephrotic SyndromeNephrotic Syndrome is a clinical syndrome of kidney disease, and it can be caused by many diseases. Patients with nephrotic syndrome will have the increased permeability of glomerular filtration membrane, and they will also have complications like massive proteinuria, severe edema, hypoproteinemia, hyperlipemia, etc. If patient’s complications have not been well controlled, they can aggravate patient’s kidney damage obviously.

    Diet can make significant influence to our body health, and it is important for patients with nephrotic syndrome to regulate their diet to protect their kidney function and improve their overall condition. Well then, what diet is suitable for patients with nephrotic syndrome?


    Protein is an important nutrient for our body health, and it is important for patients with nephrotic syndrome to regulate their protein intake.

    Much excess protein intake will aggravate the workload of kidney, which can aggravate patient’s kidney damage, so patients should avoid taking excess protein. While patients with nephrotic syndrome often have massive proteinuria, which means patients have a large amount of protein loss. Thereby, patients should also increase their protein intake to guarantee their body need to protein, and that can also help relieve patient’s edema.


    High sodium is very dangerous, because it is a major reason of edema and hypertension. Thereby, it is important for patients to have low sodium intake in their diet, so patients should control their salt intake, which is the main source of sodium.


    Moderate calory intake is very helpful for patients with nephrotic syndrome, because it can guarantee the need of patient’s body activity. That can help patients reduce the decomposition of protein in patient’s body.

    4.Fat and cholesterol:

    Patients with nephritic should reduce their intake of fat and cholesterol, because patients often have hyperlipemia, which is very bad for patient’s cardiovascular health. Reducing the intake of fat and cholesterol can help control this complication.

    5.Ω-3 fatty acid:

    Foods contain abundant Ω-3 fatty acid are very helpful for patients with nephrotic syndrome, because Ω-3 fatty acid is very beneficial for protecting patient’s cardiovascular health, and it can also help reduce patient’s blood pressure.

    These are some important aspects that should be paid attention by patients with nephrotic syndrome, and patient’s condition can be improved obviously if they can make a well regulation in these aspects.

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