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Foods to Eat with Nephrotic Syndrome and Face Puffiness

Foods to Eat with Nephrotic Syndrome and Face PuffinessNephrotic Syndrome is usually characterized by swelling, so face puffiness is one common symptom of this disease. Eating correct foods can help medical therapies to ease this problem for Nephrotic Syndrome patients.

Nephrotic Syndrome

It is one common glomerular disorder, while glomeruli are tiny kidney filters. When kidney filters are damaged, they are unable to filter blood normally. In this condition, extra fluid retains in the body including face that can cause face puffiness easily. Besides, protein leakage is another important trigger for these patients’ swelling. According to the causes, the following foods can help manage fluid retention in face for these patients.

Foods to deal with face swelling for Nephrotic Syndrome

1. Low-sodium foods

Sodium is one mineral that holds more fluid to collect in the body, so patients should choose low-sodium foods to eat. Therefore, Nephrotic Syndrome patients should avoid canned foods, processed foods, salty drinks, salty condiments, fried potatoes, bacon, and so on.

2. High-quality protein

To increase plasma protein osmotic pressure, patients are suggested to eat more high-quality protein. Lean meat, milk, egg while and fish, all are good sources of high-quality protein, but the total amount of protein intake should control according to patients’ medical condition. (To determine how much protein you can take in every day, you had better send your test report to We are glad to help.)

3. Vegetables and fruits

A vegetarian diet plan can help slow down the progression of kidney damage and prevent protein leakage. Thereby, if patients are diagnosed with kidney problem, they had better eat more vegetables and fruits to manage their problems.

The above are some general dietary suggestions for Nephrotic Syndrome patients who have face puffiness. To get a food list in detail, welcome to contact us directly.

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