Can People with FSGS Drink Milk2013-02-01 16:56
Can people with FSGS dink milk? When people are diagnosed with FSGS, their doctor usually requires them to abide by a strict diet. Patients, especially ones on dialysis, may feel they should avoid nearly all their favored foods. As the lifestyle changes, milk has been essential part of many people’s life. If some of them have FSGS, do they need to quit their favorite milk?
An overall view of the diet for patients with FSGS
To people with FSGS, their doctors usually suggest them a healthy diet with correct amount of high-quality protein, low salt and fat, high vegetables and fruits consume, etc. If the patients’ phosphorus and calcium level is higher than normal, they should avoid nearly all grains and some vegetables and fruits. In addition, drinking correct amount of water is also needed for them. Knowing the overall view of FSGS diet, we will talk about today’s topic.
Can people with FSGS drink milk?
According to the research, milk contains 80% of high-quality protein whose structure is very similar to the body structure and this determines milk can meet these patients’ need of high-quality protein. High-quality protein is not only beneficial to patients’ overall health but also won’t increase the workload on patients’ impaired kidney. Besides, milk contains rich essential amino-acid and a balance of phosphorus and calcium. Therefore, even though these patients’ phosphorus and calcium level is higher than normal, they can still consume milk.
How much milk can they drink everyday?
Milk is indeed good to people with FSGS, but excess milk will also increase their kidney’s burden. A correct amount of drink is important. Generally, a bag of milk, which is about 250mml, is suggested to these patients. What’s more, they can also consume one egg white every day.
If you or your loved ones are FSGS patients and you still have some questions about the detailed foods whether you can eat, you can tell us through consulting online or leaving in the form below. We will give you best answer.
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