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Can CKD Patients Eat Coconut

Provided by Expert Yang Hongtao on : 2014-06-02 10:13

Can CKD Patients Eat CoconutSome CKD patients ask us if they can eat coconut in their daily life. I guess that some other patients may also have the same problem. Here the article may can help you learn more about your disease and coconut. ONLINE DOCTOR may can help you more quickly and directly for free.

CKD,called Chronic Kidney Disease,is a kind of dangerous disease. It is regarded as “Silent Killer” owing its chronicity and complexity. In general,CKD is a relatively benign disease with a slow development. Timely and effective treatments play a very important role in controlling and delaying the renal damage. If not,patients;’ kidney disease may develop Renal Insufficiency or Kidney Failure,forming ESRD (Eng Stage Renal Disease) finally.

Coconut is a kind of popular fruit in tropics. They are part of the daily diets of many people. Coconut juice is an excellent choice of cool and refreshing thirst,especially in summer. The more mature coconuts are,the more protein and fat it contains. Besides,coconut juice and coconut is also rich in nutrient. It contains high protein,fat,sugar and a variety of vitamins. Besides,it also contains rich potassium,magnesium and so on mineral substance which can correct dehydration and electrolyte disorder,achieving diuresis and reducing the swelling.

Many CKD patients have such a doubt whether can them eat coconut meat or drink coconut juice or not. In fact,some CKD patients can also eat coconut to increase the urine volume and relieve their edema level. But CKD can also be divided into 2 types based on the cause : Primary illness and Secondary disease.

Owing to the different disease,the daily diet is also different. For some patients,they an also eat proper coconut. But it is not recommended to eat. However,for some CKD patients with Diabetes,high blood pressure or heart failure,it is not good for them to take coconut. Actually,it should be banned to eat for these patients.

If you have other questions about your diet or your disease,leave message on below or Email to kidney-healthy@hotmail.com with detailed condition,we are glad to offer you more professional guidance as soon as possible for free.


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