“Don’t eat too much salt. You will soon have kidney disease” is a sentence we may hear from elders. or people nearby often When we sit and eat at the same table Of course, eating very salty food. It is an important cause of kidney disease as everyone understands. Many people splash fish sauce without holding back. Somtam with Laab Namtok, spicy salad, my absolute favorite. Went for an annual health check, and then realized I had kidney disease. or are at risk of having kidney disease
In addition to needing to reduce salt immediately You also need to control foods that are high in potassium. Why? And what foods that are high in potassium should you avoid? Let’s see.
Why is it kidney disease? And must you avoid foods that contain potassium?
Potassium is a type of mineral salt. that helps control the functioning of the nervous system and muscles in the body especially the heart muscle
The kidneys are responsible for filtering beneficial nutrients back up to the โปรโมชั่น ufabet body through the bloodstream. and separating out excess nutrients
If the kidneys are damaged, the kidneys are less able to filter potassium from the body. Therefore, kidney disease patients should limit their intake of foods that contain potassium so that it is not too high.
High potassium How will it affect the body?
If the amount of potassium in the body is too high There may be symptoms of shortness of breath, fatigue, heart palpitations, nausea, cramps, and a slower pulse. until the heart stops beating
Patients with kidney disease should not eat foods containing potassium?
I can’t let you eat it at all. However, because Potassium is still beneficial to kidney disease patients. Because potassium helps reduce edema in the patient’s body. Helps normalize the water balance in the body. and prevent the body from causing heart failure as well
potassium food that kidney patients should avoid
Fresh vegetables, especially dark colored vegetables, low-fat or non-fat milk, nuts, and whole grains.
Examples of foods that are high in potassium
- cocoa powder
- Dried Prunes
- sunflower seeds
- Date palm
- fresh spinach
Therefore, there are foods that kidney patients can eat. is a food that is low in potassium These are pale-colored fruits and vegetables, such as rose apple, green grapes, watermelon, square gourd, white jelly ear mushrooms, green squash, Chinese cabbage, cabbage, and cucumbers. But you can eat alternating between foods that are high and low in potassium. To maintain the balance of potassium in the body as well. In addition, how to reduce the amount of potassium in vegetables? is to blanch them in hot water before eating. It will help reduce the amount of potassium by up to 30-40%.
But if the amount of potassium in the blood is found to be abnormally high All types of fruits should be avoided. And eat only vegetables that are low in potassium. This depends on the doctor’s judgment.