Viber/Whatsapp:+8615512139310 Email: kidneyservice@hotmail.com | Sitemap | RSS

Kidney Service China has always thrived on word of mouth. Our patients are our best advocates. read more

Whether you're a kidney disease patient or a doctor, we look forward to your visit.read more

Type your question and click GO. See the tips from experts for your own conditions. read more

What does each kidney disease treatment feel like? Find the best answer here.

Clean, quiet and well-equipped ward is always the best choice for patient.

Want more details about treatment efficiency and service quality? Read their stories!

Worried about inpatient life in an oversea hospital? Click here and find the truth!

Ask a Question:


Email:*
Font Size A A A Home > For Patient > Ask a Question >

Can I Eat Collard Greens, Tuna or Grapes with Stage 3 Kidney Disease

Posted: by Dr.Zhao      Time: 2015-03-10 05:40

Topics: Stage 3 CKD Diet Stage 3 CKD

Details: I have stage 3 chronic kidney disease, and my GFR is 48ml/min. Can I eat collard greens, tuna and grapes?

Expert Answer

In stage 3, kidneys are functioning at 30%~59%. At this time, although kidneys are unable to do their work as perfectly as healthy kidneys, patients must begin to suffer from some symptoms and complications. Therefore, patients should follow a kidney-friendly diet plan that can help control these problems effectively.

The basic dietary suggestions for patients with stage 3 chronic kidney disease are low sodium and low protein. In this stage, most patients' potassium and phosphorus levels are still normal, so you can still eat collard greens, tuna and grapes.

Collard greens and grapes are common vegetable and fruit that won't increase the burden on kidneys and can help ease your kidney disease complications such as high blood pressure, swelling, and so on.

Tuna is one great source of omega-3 fatty acid that can inhibit inflammatory reactions within kidneys, protect the remaining kidney function and prevent cardiovascular disease. Therefore, you can prevent further kidney damage to some extent.

To be responsible for you safety, you had better make sure how many these foods you can eat one time.

Related Questions & Answers
Make an Appointment with Our Renal Expert Team in Your Country