Pineapple is one of the most popular tropical fruits in the world. They are sweet, juice, and delicious. More importantly, they are very nutritious and healthy. For a person with Stage 5 Kidney Failure GFR 14 not on dialysis, is it ok to eat pineapple? Chat with our online doctor directly to get more tips on diet!
Pineapple is a great fruit choice for an individual with Stage 5 Kidney Failure gfr 14 not on dialysis, as it has benefits listed in the following section:
1. Packed with vitamins and minerals. It is loaded with vitamins and minerals including vitamin A and C, calcium, manganese, potassium, and phosphorus. It is also rich in fiber and calories but low in fat and cholesterol.
2. Improved digestion. Bromelain found in this fruit promotes good digestion, anti-inflammation, and keep the digestive track healthy.
3. Strengthen bones. This is because this fruit contains manganese, a trace mineral that the body needs to build bones and connective tissues.
So, talk with your dietitian to make a plan to include pineapple into your diet. Besides, we also list several guidelines on Stage 5 Kidney Failure non-dialysis diet in the below. Hope it helps!
a. Follow a diet low in protein (0.6-0.75 grams per kilogram body weight);
b. Eat enough calories to prevent weight loss and to help preserve the body's muscle stores;
c. Have a low-potassium diet (2,000-3,000 mg/day) if daily urine output is less than one liter (about 32 ounces), and potassium level exceeds 5.0.
d. Lower fluid and sodium intake which varies with different disease condition.
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