What You Can and Cannot Eat with IgA Nephropathy.IgA Nephropathy patients should arrange a reasonable diet which is low-protein, low-salt (<2~3g/d or even less), low-potassium, low-phosphorus and high-vitamins, etc.
It is true that patients with IgA Nephropathy should limit the protein intake, but here protein refers to low-quality protein .In their daily life, they also need to supplement high quality protein. The protein contained in chicken meat belongs to high-quality protein, so chicken is pretty good for patients with IgA kidney disease. Moreover, chicken can improve immunity, which is closely related to much taurine that it contains. Other nutrition facts of chicken meat are as follows.
Even though chicken meat can be ate by IgA Nephropathy patients, not all recipes are suitable for you. With an improper cooking method, you disease may even get worse.
As IgA Nephropathy develops, the kidneys are less able to filter excessive potassium in the blood. Patients with IgA Nephropathy should avoid fruits and vegetables high in potassium.
Fruits that are high in potassium content include bananas, all citrus fruits, cantaloupe, figs, raspberries, strawberries, plums, kiwi, grapes, apricots, tomatoes and nuts.
Lots of vegetables are good sources of potassium, including green leafy vegetables such as broccoli, Swiss chard, mustard green, turnip greens, collard greens, kale, romaine and spinach.