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Can People with Diabetes And Kidney Disease Eat Tuna

2013-07-18 11:45

People with diabetes and kidney disease should keep a very strict diet.A balanced diet not only can control blood sugar level better,but also can reduce strain on kidneys.Are people with diabetes and kidney disease allowed to eat tuna?

Tuna is an incredibly nutrient-dense food. It is abundant in high quality protein and saturated fat. Meanwhile, it can provide people certain minerals and marvelous omega-3 fatty acids. These health benefits makes it a healthy choice for people with diabetes and kidney disease.

Omega-3 fatty acids

Omega-3 fatty acids in tuna are responsible for many health benefits for the patients.Firstly,it can help the cardiovascular system and improve the ratio of good cholesterol to potentially harmful cholesterol.It can reduce the risk of heart disease and other cardiovascular diseases which an important death cause among people with diabetes and kidney disease.

In addition,omega-3 fatty acids can suppress the inflammatory response in kidneys,thus slowing down the kidney tissues fibrosis and sclerosis.

Thirdly, tuna is of particular benefit to people with type 2 diabetes due to its high content of omega-3 fats. It can reduce the chances of becoming obese along with improving the ability of the body to respond to insulin.

As omega-3 fatty acids have so many health benefits for people with Kidney Disease and diabetes? Then how to get them from other foods? Email to kidneyabc@hotmail.com  to get more information.

High-quality protein

People with kidney disease have to limit the protein intake to reduce the produce of urea.Due to protein restriction,the patients are very likely to develop malnutrition.Good-quality proteins can provide people enough nutrients, but cause a small amount of wastes. Tuna is a preferred choice for people with diabetes and kidney disease for high-quality protein in it.


The selenium in tuna is a crucial element in the production of glutathione peroxidase. This antioxidant can promote detoxification in kidneys and help the body get rid of certain harmful substances. In this way, it can reduce strain on kidneys.

Tuna is a good choice for people with diabetes and kidney disease. A good diet can slow the disease progression remarkably.Chat with our medical professional and he can help you make out a personalized dietary regime.

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