The nutrients from the food we eat ultimately go into the blood after digestion and absorption. This blood travels to the kidney for purification. Thus, the food we eat directly affects the kidneys. Furthermore, in cases of kidney disease, the excretion of wastes and toxins from the blood decreases and accumulates in the body. Patients with kidney disease should consult nutritionists about foods that minimally affect the functioning of the kidneys.
Patients with renal stones or people with an increased risk of developing renal stones should follow the following dietary measures:
Intake of the following nutrients should be monitored in patients with kidney diseases:
Some of the nutritional measures recommended for patients with chronic kidney disease are: