Diet has a close and direct relationship with humans’ body health. A healthy and balanced diet plan can help you slow down the progress of high creatinine level, while a wrong or unhealthy eating plan will aggravate illness conditions. For kidney disease patients, what’s the medically approved diet to reduce High Creatinine Level? Now, we will give you advice about the topic.
The general principle of diet is to reduce kidney’s burden and protect residual renal function. In order to achieve the goal, patients are suggested to have the following diet plan:
1. Keep a low salty diet and control intake of daily salt intake. The daily intake of salt should not be more than 3 grams.
2. Regulate the intake of foods which contains high protein. Generally, total protein content should not exceed 20-30 grams including the amount of contained in vegetable protein in staple food one day.
3. Don’t eat fatty foods if you have elevated creatinine level. And they also need to keep away from fired and greasy food.
4. Avoid these foods with high phosphorus level such as aquatic products, animal innards, sesame, peanut, walnut, honey, yolk and so on.
5. Keep alert when you want to eat foods that contain high potassium, such as banana, pumpkin, eggplant, watermelon, apple, orange, pear, etc. Of course, if serum potassium level is in the normal range, patients are allowed to eat the right amount of these foods. Any questions, you can email to us at firstname.lastname@example.org or leave a message below directly!
Based on these tips, there are some available foods that can help lower high creatinine level.
Vegetables: bitter gourd, cucumber and some other vegetables can help increase urine output to take away more creatinine due to property of diuretic. Red bells peppers, onion, etc are able to protect damaged kidneys due to property of antioxidant.
Fruits: cranberries, blueberries, strawberries, etc all contain rich vitamin C, which is proven to have an effect of increasing kidney filteration rate.
Herbal tea: herbal tea is a natural diuretic agent, such as dandelion root tea, corn silk tea, nettle leaf tea and so on, can increase GFR and increase kidney excretion. As a result, high creatinine level will be reduced fundamentally.