To some extent diet determines the body health, so it is very important for patients with renal cyst to control their diet in order to prevent a further deterioration. The best diet for renal cyst is to have a plant-based, healthy diet which including fruits, vegetables, whole grains and so on.
Diet tips for renal cyst
Decrease the sodium (salt) consumption in diet, for high level of sodium in the diet would aggravate swelling in the body.
Protein intake should be limited, because kidney tissues are damaged by renal cyst and cannot filter the end products of protein metabolism.
Reduce the diuretics in the diet which would increase the burden of kidneys, such as sugar, tea, alcohol, coffee and carbonated drinks.
Fruit and vegetable are favor to the kidney filtration, so it is better to drink vegetable or fruit juice or eat more fruits or vegetables every day.
Alkaline diet is recommended for patients with renal cysts in order to cleanse and tone the kidneys.
As the kidneys cannot function like before, you should keep a healthy diet in order to reduce the deposition of toxins in the body. The dietitians in Peking Tung Shin Tang Chinese Medical Hospital would make an appropriate diet plan for you.
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