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    Can A Kidney Patient Eat Corn

    Can A Kidney Patient Eat CornKidney patients are eager to know what they can eat and what they can not. So what about corn? Is corn a good food for people with kidney disease?

    Corn is a whole grain food, high in fiber, low in fat, a source of essential nutrients and only about calories per medium ear. A kidney patient can get the following benefits from corn:

    1. Lower the risk of heart disease

    Dietary fiber as part of an overall healthy diet helps reduce blood cholesterol levels and may lower your risk of heart disease. It is the insoluble fiber that binds to cholesterol preventing it from being absorbed into the bloodstream. A good heart is able to reduce the risk of death in renal patients. Heart disease is the leading cause of death in kidney patients.

    2. Prevent constipation

    Constipation is a common complication from kidney disease. Corn is rich in insoluble fiber which is responsible for promoting regularity and helping preventing constipation by speeding up the passage of food and waste through the intestines and by absorbing water to keep stools soft. Kidney patients can eat corn and other foods with insoluble fiber to alleviate constipation.

    3. Treat diabetes

    Diabetes for a long time can lead to kidney disease so it is necessary to keep diabetes under control. Dietary fiber is also associated with reducing the risk of diabetes, a fiber-rich diet helps patients manage their disease.

    Generally speaking, corn is good for kidney patients. Aside from the above benefits, corn is also good for supporting cardiovascular health, reducing the risk of inflammatory diseases and preventing the hardening of the arteries. Of course, how much you can eat should depend on your illness condition. You can consult your doctor or email your condition to our mail box We will give you answer based on your illness condition.

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