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!

Can Peritoneal Dialysis Patients Eat Apple

Can Peritoneal Dialysis Patients Eat AppleApple is one great type of fruit that can help improve our overall health condition. Most of us must hear “one apple a day keeps the doctor away”. However, when kidney failure patients begin to do peritoneal dialysis, they still need to follow a kidney-friendly diet plan. Is it beneficial for peritoneal dialysis patients to eat apple?

The nutrient structure of apple

Apple contains rich carbohydrate, vitamins, minerals, and trace elements such as sugar, protein, calcium, phosphorus, potassium, iron, and so on. All of these nutrients can help boost patients’ health condition and fight against some disorders. However, when patients begin to do peritoneal dialysis, some of these substances are beneficial for these patients, but some others may be not. Today, follow me to learn more about apple for patients on peritoneal dialysis.

The benefits of apple for peritoneal dialysis patients

Peritoneal dialysis can replace damaged kidneys to eliminate extra potassium, so patients can still eat potassium-containing foods. Potassium in apple can lower high blood pressure and protect cardiovascular system. Cardiovascular problem is one big threaten for kidney failure patients, so they can eat some potassium-containing foods in correct amount.

Apple is also one blood detoxifier that can help cleanse the blood, improve breathing and lung function, and protect the remaining kidney functioning tissues. A clean blood circulation can provide nutrients and oxygen for kidney functioning tissues and other organs.

Additionally, apple is one good choice to ease constipation. Quite a number of patients on peritoneal dialysis are more likely to have constipation. Eating one apple every day can help ease this symptom and improve patients’ appetite.

Side effects of apple

As the above mentioned, apple is rich in sugar. Therefore, if patients’ kidney problem is due to diabetes, they should reduce their sugar intake. In this case, they can’t eat apple freely.

To be responsible for your safety and health, we recommend you to consult the doctor online in detail.

  • Tag: Dialysis Peritoneal Dialysis
  • previous:What Happens to Body after Stopping Dialysis
    next:Effects and Side Effects of CAPD

    Leave your question here, so kidney experts will give you the answer in 24 hours.

    Full Name:
    Age:
    Kidney Disease:
    Country:
    Email: *
    Phone Number:
    Skype:
    Whatsapp:
    Viber:
    Disease Description:
    Medical Report:


    Make an Appointment with Our Renal Expert Team in Your Country