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    What is the best diet for kidney patients?

    Ever wondered why kidneys fail? Searching for the details of the best diet for kidney patients? On this page, find resolution to yuor queries.

    What is the best diet for kidney patients? It must not be harmful but healthy to make our kidney strong and to avoid future kidney failure issues.

    I know alcohol is main enemy for kidney problem and second is oil What can be the other reason of kidney failure?
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  • Generally high calcium content and high protein foods are to be avoided in kidney problems.

    There are some foods which are good for people having kidney ailments.

    Garlic, Apples, Red cherries, Cabbage, Red bell peppers, Onion, Cauliflower, Egg white, Fish, Ginger, Walnut, Strawberries etc are some food items which are recommended for the people having kidney problems.

    For healthy people who want to keep their kidneys healthy there are certain recommendations made by doctors and dieticians for avoiding some food items.
    These food items or ingredients are Meat, Salt, Carbonated beverages, Artificial sweeteners, GMO seeds ( genetically modified seeds for high crop yield), Caffeine etc.

    Kidneys are the workhouse of our body through which a significant amount of blood is circulated continuously to remove the impurities from it. Taking proper food for kidneys and avoiding bad foods as detailed above is required to keep kidneys functioning in an efficient manner.

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  • Kidneys are very important for a human being to have a healthy life. They do the cleaning of blood and remove impurities from the body.
    First point to be observed is to take sufficient quantity of water.
    Second is to have less food at one time but more number of times to eat.
    It is advisable to consume starch products(carbohydrates).
    Liquid nutritious food like horlicks at least once a day.
    Cool Cucumber soup, red bell peppers,garlic, onions, apples, blueberries,cabbage, cauliflower and vegetable salads are good for Kidney patients as well as for maintaining healthy kidneys.
    Tomatoes are not to be consumed by kidney patents and no artificial drinks like coke etc.
    No sugar less tablets for sweet taste. They are not good for kidneys.

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  • There are three specific types of the stones depending on the type of the mineral affecting kidney. So based on those three types you'd find the diet varying. Two most dominant type of stones being calcium and oxalate stones.You can also get the diet specific to your stone type. So if you have got stone removed and doctors have diagnosed the stone, then you can surely make sure to

    Here's something you need to avoid. Spinach, Cabbage, Paneer, Goat Meat, Beef etc. And you need to also control on the milk products. Make sure to also avoid the junk food. That also contribute to the stone formation. Coffee, tea and beer are three things you may have to avoid. Caffeine is one thing that may trigger your stone formation lot quicker.

    Few things to note. You have to keep weight in control. If your weight is increased then it's hard for bladder to control the stone dissolving part. Also the stone formation process increases. Make sure to also take sleep in proper time. That will help with your mind and body and affects sleep pattern, which is also important while slowing down the stone formation.

    Most of what you do with kidney stone is avoiding the formation than curing the part when it is part.

  • I think drinking more water is also good for kidney patients and weekly at once if they take coconut water then it will be good.All type of kidney issue start from High and low blood pressure issues . Nowadays in market lot type of oil like refined oil which we are using is very dangerous if we avoid that and take Mustard oil regularly than it will be goo d for our health.

    Kidney patient try to avoid alcohol its very dangerous.

    Santosh Kumar Singh
    (Sr. Microsoft Dynamics Axapta Technical,Mumbai)

  • As you already know alcohol is main enemy for kidney problem and second is oil.So avoid taking it if you are kidney patient.
    Healthy food for kidney patients are Red bell peppers, Cabbage , Cauliflower, Garlic, Onions, Apples, Red Grapes, Egg whites, Fish, Olive Oil, Ginger, Coriander, Walnut and Strawberries. Doctor always suggest to take these for kidney patients. These all things are good for kidney. Kidney patients should not take high protein or oily things.

    Main causes of Kidney Failure are : Diabetes, High blood pressure, Genetic diseases, Urinary tract problems, Nephrotic diseases, Heart attack, drug usage etc

  • I am also having kidney stones. What I am advised by doctor is to avoid any fruits or vegetables which has seeds in it. For example tomato, bringle, cucumber, chikoo. Have more amount of water during the day and do not allow to have yellow urine. Yellow urine signifies low water consumption. Avoid paneer, spinach and cabbage. Use kidney beans in your diet.

    Dr. Paresh B. Gujarati.
    Mechanical Engineer.
    'I'mprovement always begins with 'I'.

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    Kidney is the lower main parts of the human body. It will helps to way out of unwanted waste and virus of human body to ways the urethra of urine. Kidney is not working as they should prescribe to ask doctor specific daily amounts of protein, sodium and potassium. Keeping these nutrients in check can help prevent kidney disease from getting worse. If you have kidney disease, you need a registered dietitian nutritionist on your health care team. Diet nutrients will help your accomplish this by taking food preferences, lifestyle and special need in to the account.


    1. Protein helps build, repair and maintain every cell in the body and can be used to supply energy if needed.
    2. Kidneys are not working well it will they cannot handle as much protein. It is very important to eat enough carbohydrates and fats to supply your body with all the energy.
    3. It will need to include the right balance of protein, carbohydrates and fat. Main sources of protein include meat, poultry, fish, eggs, milk, beans and nuts. Breads, cereals, seeds and vegetables contain protein, too.


    1. Sodium can raise blood pressure and cause to retain fluids
    2. Kidney disease, extra sodium and fluid can build up in the body, which can affect heart and lungs. Diet may include a daily sodium limit.
    3. Sodium is found in salt and most processed foods. Make sure to check labels for salt content.


    1. Like sodium, potassium must stay balanced in the body. If the kidneys are not working well, potassium levels in blood can rise.
    2. High potassium levels affect your heart rhythm, so your new diet may include a potassium limit
    3. Potassium is found in many fruits and vegetables, beans, nuts and dairy foods.

    Diet to make sure you get the nutrition you need. It includes:

    1. Calorie intake is important in keeping your weight in a healthy range.
    2. Poor kidney function can cause phosphorus levels to rise in your blood. For that reason, a lower phosphorus diet may be needed.
    3. A high phosphorus level in your body decreases the availability of calcium for your bones. Your diet will need to offer the right balance between phosphorus and calcium.
    4. Vitamins and Minerals (particularly B-complex, vitamin C, vitamin D, iron and zinc).
    5. Limiting certain types of food to ease the workload on your kidneys could leave you lacking certain vitamins and minerals.

  • Kidney is one of the important organ in our body which helps us in keeping the bad things of our body from out of it. It helps in purifying the Liquid of the body, basically works as a filter for our body.
    Many people have kidney related problem or stone in kidneys. It can happen due to unhealthy lifestyle of people.
    So, if you have kidney related problem then you have to live a healthy lifestyle and must be cautious about your food habits. Drink plenty of water in a day which helps in excretion.
    Try to avoid alchohol, artificial drinks and also the milk products.
    In kidney problems protein food items are strictly no to you. Try to avoid tomato, spinach, red meat, cabbage etc. to be healthy.

  • Generally coriander leaves are good for kidneys. To keep the kidneys clean and healthy,

    --> Buy coriander leaves for 5 rupees clean the leaves and cut it, then keep the leaves in a large bowl of water. drink at least twice daily. It is good for kidneys.

    --> Avoid the food items which are the reasons of stones in kidneys such as coffee, spinach, cabbage, fish, boiled egg, meat. These food items to be taken in limited amount. Too much intake of these food items are not good for kidneys.

    --> In case kidney stones are formed, It can be removed at home naturally. Buy 250gm french beans soak overnight. next day morning make it boil for 2 hours. Then grind it and drink.After that drink a lot of water as much you can. Within 3 to 4 hours the stones will come out.

    --> Keep your body hydrated always. Drink a lot of water so that you will not develop any risk in kidneys. But you should not drink water when you are standing or when you are walking. This makes some kind of disorders in some way.

    --> Controlling urine for extended period also cause urinary and kidney infections.

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