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Lupus Nephritis Diet:What to Eat And What Not to Eat


2013-05-01 10:13

Lupus Nephritis Diet:What to Eat And What Not to EatLupus nephritis is one of serious complications of lupus.Approximately one third of people with lupus have kidney injury.A kidney-friendly diet can help slow the disease progression and improve overall health.

Foods to eat in lupus nephritis

Fish

Fish contains omega-3 fatty acids,which are found in fish like salmon,sardines,herring and mackerel.Omega-3 fatty acids can reduce inflammation in kidneys in Lupus Nephritis.Plenty of diet should be included in lupus nephritis diet.Fish oil may be recommended to the patients.

Foods high in iron

Anemia is commonly seen in lupus nephritis.It can attribute to heart problem and makes the patients feel tired all day long.Foods high in iron can help the patients reduce the risk of anemia.Green vegetables and lean meat are rich in iron.

Foods high in vitamins

Vitamin E,vitamin A and vitamin B are beneficial in a diet for Lupus Nephritis.Adequate vitamin D is especially important for the patients.The patients should avoid the sun so they need to increase vitamin D supplement from diet.Vitamin C can increase the ability to absorb irone and is a good source of antioxidants.

Foods not to eat in lupus nephritis

High-protein foods

Excess protein intake can contribute to kidney damage and worsen renal function further.They should consult a dietitian to decide how much protein they should have each day. You also can consult us to get a reference.

High-sodium diet

Edema and high blood pressure are common symptoms of lupus nephritis. If the patients experience the complaints, they should avoid excess consumption of fluids and salt in diet. Fast food and processed foods should be avoided.

Soy products

Soy products are high in low-quality proteins which can burden heavy strain on kidneys.Also,the products high in estrogen called phytoestrogen. Estrogen is known to be a risk factor for lupus.

The above is a general diet for lupus nephritis and what to eat and what not to eat. You can consult us to get a personalized dietary plan.


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