Can Renal Failure Patients Eat Orange

Can Renal Failure Patients Eat OrangeWhat kinds of fruits can Renal Failure patient eat? It is suggested that Renal Failure patient should not eat fruit with rich water, for the water intake of Renal Failure patient should be controlled strictly.For renal failure patients, they have a strict dietary principles. Therefore, they should pay much more attention to their diet in daily life. Well then, can kidney disease patients eat orange?

Orange has many benefits as follows:

1. Rich nutrition in orange has function to lower blood lipid and against atherosis, so eating orange regularly will help to lower the risk of developing cardiovascular diseases.

2. Orange juice contain a substance which is named as Nomilin and it has function to kill cancer kill. Therefore, eating orange can help to prevent gastric cancer.

3. Help to replenish vitamin C.

4. Orange also contain citric acid which shows great effects on remitting fatigue.

Aside from abundant vitamin C, orange also contains lots of potassium. Kidney has function to keep electrolyte balance. However, because of decreased kidney function, large amounts of potassium build up in the blood. Therefore, kidney disease patients are at high risk to develop high potassium level which can lead to arrhythmia and myasthenia. In this light, being cautions about foods with high potassium is very necessary. So as a conclusion, whether kidney disease patients can eat orange should depends on their potassium level.


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