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Can I Eat Sherbet with Lupus Nephritis

Provided by Expert Yang Hongtao on : 2014-02-11 14:39

Can I Eat Sherbet with Lupus NephritisThere are many different kind of sherbets, such as orange sherbet, pineapple and banana sherbet, and watermelon sherbet. These frozen desserts all taste delicious. Can I eat sherbet with Lupus Nephritis?

Diet restriction for Lupus Nephritis patients

For almost the kidney patients, there are diet restrictions, people with Lupus Nephritis are no exception. You should take high calories, high vitamins and low sodium diet. If you do not have kidney function impairment, you can take in high protein diet, of course, high quality proteins like lean meat and egg white are recommended, which help preserve kidney function and improve immune system. At the same time, you should avoid such spicy foods as chili, ginger and raw onions which may worsen your internal thermal. Seafood may cause allergy and aggravate your state of illness, which should also be kept away. Besides, you had better eat less food with light sensitiveness, such as celery and coriander.

Can I eat sherbet with Lupus Nephritis?

Sherbet usually flavored with fruit, made from water, sugar, flavorings, and milk or cream. Egg white or gelatin may be added to ensure a fine texture. Sherbets may also be flavored with wine or liqueurs. Sometimes it may contain butterfat.

Fruits are high in vitamins, sugar can provide you high calories, and egg white is a high quality protein. They are all good for your body. However, if you have severe edema, you should limit the intake of sherbet, for it is a good source of water. And if it contains wine or liqueurs, you may also keep sherbet away, for wine accelerates the progression of Lupus Nephritis to Kidney Failure.

Whether you can eat sherbet or not and how much sherbet you can eat should depend on your medical health. You can send your medical report to kidney-healthy@hotmail.com for more information.


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