Is Kelp Good for Kidney Failure
Kelp is our common food. Eating kelp is also good for our health. Can kelp help people with kidney failure? Let's take a look at it.
Kelp is one of the algae in the sea, which is called “sea-tent” in Chinese medicine. Kelp sex is cold, slippery and salty taste. It has the function of eliminating phlegm, detumescence, diuresis, softening dry feces and clearing heat, etc.
Kelp is rich in iodine, mannitol and alginate. In each 100g of kelp, it contains protein 8.2g, fat 0.1g, carbohydrate 57g, fiber 9.7g, calcium 11.77mg, phosphorus 216mg, iron 150mg, carotene 0.57mg, vitamin B 10.09mg, vitaminb 20.36mg, niacin 1.6mg, and contains more potassium, sodium, magnesium, silicon, manganese, zinc and other minerals and essential amino acids.
Kelp is a kind of commonly used household non-staple food. It can be used as both cold and soup. Before eating it, you should wash it first and then immerse it. Mix the soaked water with kelp to make soup. This can prevent the abandon of mannitol and certain vitamins which are dissolved in water so as to preserve the active ingredients in kelp.
Kelp has certain medicinal value. It contains lots of iodine, which is the main ingredient of thyroid synthesis. If the human body is lack of iodine, people will suffer from hypothyroidism. Thus, kelp is the best food for hypothyroidism.
Kelp contains lots of mannitol which has the function of increasing urine and eliminating swelling. It can prevent kidney failure, senile edema, drug poisoning. Mannitol has synergistic effect with iodine, potassium, niacin and others, which has better effect of preventing arteriosclerosis, hypertension, chronic bronchitis, chronic hepatitis, anemia, edema and other diseases.
The high quality protein and unsaturated fatty acids in kelp can prevent and cure heart diseases, diabetes and high blood pressure. Traditional Chinese Medicine thinks that kelp is salty taste and cold, has the efficacy of soft firm, dissolving lumps, diminishing inflammation, preventing asthma, alleviating water retention, reducing fat and lowering blood pressure. And it also is good for silicosis.
People with chronic bronchitis can choose kelp root 500g, ginger 75g, brown sugar 50g and water 1200ml. Decoct it to 600ml and drink it. 20ml is for each time and 3 times a day.
In summary, kelp is good for chronic kidney failure patients. You can eat kelp with kidney disease. About detailed information, you can leave a message below or consult our online doctor directly. We will reply you as soon as possible.
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