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Is Black Walnut Good for Kidney Disease Patients

Provided by Expert Zhang Youkang on 2013-10-22 11:32

Is Black Walnut Good for Kidney Disease PatientsBlack Walnut is a kind of healthy food which has many medicine properties. As we all know, kidney disease patients have many diet taboos. Therefore, is it good for them?

If kidney disease patients have high blood pressure, black walnut is recommended, because omega-3 fatty acid in it has the function of hemodilution, which can prevent formation of plaque or clot and hardening of arteries, thereby controlling high blood pressure.

If kidney disease patients have diabetes, again, the presence of omega-3 fatty acid can lower the level of triglycerides in blood and increase the level of HDL. This may help in checking the level of sugar in blood and in treating diabetes.

Black walnut may reduce the chance of heart attack

If kidney disease patients have heart disease, black walnut may reduce the chance, because eating walnuts can lower high cholesterol levels, thus ensuring a healthy heart.

Black walnut may be helpful for diarrhea

If kidney disease patients have the symptom of diarrhea, intake of black walnut can help relief this symptom, because juglone in the black walnut has the effectiveness of normalizing intestinal tissue.

Black walnut may improve the blood circulatory system

Black walnuts help to maintain normal functioning of arteries, because they can positively decrease the inflammation and reduce the level of substances that block the arteries. And they aid in enhancing the circulation of blood throughout the body, which will carry away many wastes in the blood and relief the inflammation of kidneys.

Other benefits

-Support healthy digestion and bowel regularity

-Powerful detoxifier




Side effects

Though black walnut has so many advantages, it still has many side effects. For example, tannins. Intake of too many black walnut means intake of too much tannins, which will cause further damage to your kidneys.

Different patients may have different illness condition.In order to know whether you can eat walnut or not and how many walnuts you can eat, you had better ask your doctor. Our online doctors are also glad to help you. If you like, leaving us a message is welcomed, too.

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