Can children with Nephrotic Syndrome drink almond milk? Almond milk is one healthy and good tasty drink in our daily life, so many children love to enjoy it. For children who have Nephrotic Syndrome, they can get some benefits from correct amount of almond milk.
- Control the cholesterol level
Hyperlipemia is one symptom of Nephrotic Syndrome, while almond milk contains rich unsaturated fat and fatty oil that has lowering-cholesterol property. In view of this, it is good for children with Nephritic Syndrome to drink some almond milk everyday.
Steroids and immunosuppressants are commonly used to treat Nephrotic Syndrome, but these medications can weaken patients’ immune system. Also, the deposits of toxins and waste products can also cause low immunity. Therefore, these children are in high risk for infections, cold, etc. Almond milk contains anti-oxidant substances that can help improve patients’ immunity.
- Lower serum lipid level
Clinical researches reveal that monounsaturated fatty acid in almond is able to reduce serum lipid level obviously. This benefit is good for Nephrotic Syndrome patients.
- Supplement mineral, vitamin and protein
Almond milk contains a variety of nutritions including protein, carotene, vitamin B, C and P, calcium, iron, phosphorus, etc. These nutritions are beneficial for kidney disease patients. However, the total amount of protein should be controlled, so people with Nephrotic Syndrome can’t consume almond milk without limitation.
Choosing correct beverage is very important. Drinking them properly can help control patients’ illness condition, while any mistake may worsen their overall health condition. If you want to know how much almond milk your children can drink one daily, you can consult our online doctor or leave a message below. Either is OK.