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Whether CKD Patients Can Eat Watermelon or Not?

2015-04-20 15:42

Whether CKD Patients Can Eat Watermelon or Not?Whether CKD patients can eat watermelon or not? As we all know, there are a lot of vitamin in fruits, especially in watermelon, which contains a lot of nutrition. watermelon can help cleanse the kidneys, because it provides 92% water in weight for healthy people. However, there are some problems for CKD patients.

Can people with Chronic Kidney Disease eat watermelon? More than one people have already asked me this question. If you have any question please ask our ONLINE DOCTOR. We will give professional guidance as soon as possible.

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Scientific research says that a watermelon contains about 6% sugar, 2% phosphorus and potassium, and 92% water by weight. As with many other fruits, it is a source of vitamin C. To some extent, it is mildly diuretic. Its nutrition determines the following content.

Can CKD patients eat watermelon?

Once the kidneys lose large part of their function, too much water will increase the workload on the kidney. The reason is that our kidneys are responsible to filter the excess water, while the impaired kidney will cause fluid retention. Since watermelon contains a lot of water, it will increase the kidneys’ burden when people have Chronic Kidney Disease especially the advanced stage.

It is important that keep serum potassium normal range between 3.5 and 5.0mEq/L for kidneys. Nerves will be abnormal and cause many severe complications when level is abnormal. To healthy people, the kidneys can make high potassium level drop, while the impaired kidney can’t adjust the potassium level successfully.

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