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Is It OK to Eat Turkey for FSGS Patients

Is It OK to Eat Turkey for FSGS PatientsThanksgiving day is coming. Are you prepare for it? As we all know, turkey is the Thanksgiving bird. Is it OK to eat turkey for FSGS patients? After reading this article, you will find the answer.

Turkey is great source of nutrients. It can help you improve many conditions. For example:

-Turkey is a kind of high quality protein, which can provide your body with essential amino acids while not producing a lot of wastes to put extra stress on your kidneys. But if you have massive proteinuria, you had better control its intake into the allowed daily intake.

-It can help lower cholesterol levels. The meat is low-GI and can help keep insulin levels stable.

-It is also a source of selenium, which is essential for thyroid hormone metabolism. It also boosts immunity to help fight against the disease.

-It is also a source of B vitamins, which plays a critical role in the processing of fats in the body and maintain steady blood sugar levels.


-Avoid processed turkey in the form of deli meats, hot dogs and turkey bacon, which are high in sodium. Even frozen, pre-packed turkey burgers can be full of added salt and preservatives. Because too much salt can retain water in body to worsen your swelling and elevate your blood pressure.

-Turkey skin is high in fat, so you had better eat its meat without skin.

Is it OK to eat turkey for FSGS patients? You can eat some according to your conditions. But remember that eating too much is as bad as too little. And at the time of enjoying your feast, you should pay attention to your medical treatment. Only in this way can you have a good control of FSGS and reduce its relapse. Now you can leave a message below or send emails to igacure@gmail.com to tell us more information on your medical condition. We can help you analyze your case and then give you some specific suggestions.

Hope the above information is helpful for you. If you have any other questions on kidney disease or want to get more personalized and professional treatment suggestions, please leave a message below.







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