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4 Foods People With Kidney Issues Should Eat

Know anyone suffering from kidney disease? You can recommend these foods to them.

Onyii Amarachi

Onyii Amarachi

Kidney failure is a rampant health issue in Africa, especially in Nigeria, because of people’s unhealthy lifestyle choices and unhealthy eating habits. Still, it can be prevented or managed by eating the right foods and having a lifestyle overhaul.

1. Water

 Drinking clean water every day is good for the body
Drinking clean water every day is good for the body

Water has proven time and time again that it is essential for overall body health, especially when you need to balance the acid-alkaline PH balance in your body. Water helps to flush out toxins that can result in bacterial infection or kidney stones and harmful particles in the blood.

2. Apples

Apples are healthy for the kidney
Apples are healthy for the kidney

Apples are high in fiber and anti-inflammatory properties which help to reduce cholesterol, prevent constipation, protect against heart disease and decrease your risk of cancer. Most of all, it is healthy for the vital organs, especially the kidney. Apples can be taken raw or cooked, depending on your choice.

3. Mushrooms

Edible mushrooms are good for the kidney.
Edible mushrooms are good for the kidney.

Mushrooms are excellent sources of vitamin D which helps to regulate the functions of the kidney. Therefore, if you have chronic kidney disease, try eating lots of mushrooms.

4. Egg-white

The white part of an egg is also healthy for the kidney
The white part of an egg is also healthy for the kidney

Egg whites have a high quality of protein which is good for the kidney, but people with kidney disease should avoid the yolks because they contain phosphorus which can be dangerous for them.