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Can Diabetic Kidney Failure Patient Take Spirulina

2013-10-04 14:35

Can Diabetic Kidney Failure Patient Take SpirulinaSpirulina is an unicellular blue-green algae used widely to make nutritional supplements to promote overall health. While, can Diabetic Kidney Failure patient take spirulina? Know about more information with this article.

Spirulina nutritions and health benefits

﹡It has much higher protein content, as compared to many popular food sources. Besides, it is immensely rich in vitamin A, B12, B1, B2, B6, E, and C, minerals like zinc, manganese, iron, phosphorus, etc.

﹡Some research studies found positive results in diabetics using this supplement, it has not been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug administration for this purpose. It appears to help improve sugar levels, however larger studies are needed to fully confirm these benefits.

﹡As an immune booster, it can strengthen the immune system and increase its ability to fight infection or cold.

﹡It can aid in reducing cholesterol. This in turn can decrease risk for heart disease.

﹡It can improve overall digestive and gastrointestinal health.

﹡By facilitating the body's detoxification function, it can accelerates the process of eliminating the toxic substances.

Though spirulina is a rich source of many vital nutrients and can boost the overall health, patients with Diabetic Kidney Failure should limit the intake of this supplement, as it is high in protein and phosphorus. If you are considering taking it, talk to the doctor first. Any question about kidney disease management, feel free to leave a message in the below.

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