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Is Dragon Fruit Good for Diabetic Nephropathy

Provided by Expert Yang Hongtao on : 2014-01-26 15:05

Is Dragon Fruit Good for Diabetic NephropathyDragon fruit does not only looks beautiful, but also provides a lot of essential nutrients and potential health benefits. Is it good for Diabetic Nephropathy? If you are interested, please go on reading. In fact, eating dragon fruit has many health benefits.

Control blood sugar

The glucose in dragon fruit helps control the blood sugar levels, and the fiber in it also helps control blood sugar levels by slowing the sugar’s absorption and keeping levels low after a meal.

Boost immune system and self-healing ability

Dragon fruit boosts immune system. Because it is rich in vitamin C, which protect cell membranes and other tissues from free radical damage. And due to high blood sugar level, wound is not prone to healing for the patients. But vitamin C can promote healing of cuts and bruises.

Lower cholesterol level

High cholesterol is common among Diabetic Nephropathy patients. Flavonoids and high fiber content in dragon fruit helps control cholesterol level and prevent cardio related disease. Heart disease is the main cause of death for kidney patients.

Maintain healthy weight

Weight is also a problem that troubles Diabetic Nephropathy patients. Dragon fruit is low in calories and high in fiber, which are all helpful for you to maintain a healthy weight.

Other health benefits

Dragon fruit can also help improve appetite, eyesight and prevent cancer.

From these point of view, eating dragon fruit is vary beneficial for people with Diabetic Nephropathy. But you should pay attention not to eat too much. In China, there is an old saying that too much is as bad as too little. When you do not know how much to eat or whether a kind of food is good for you or not, you can leave us a message or email to kidney-healthy@hotmail.com.

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