Glomerulonephritis is an infectious-allergic inflammation of the kidneys with damage to the glomeruli of the kidneys, and there is a high risk of involvement in the entire kidney structure.
Acute glomerulonephritis, provided that a special diet is not observed, can become chronic.
Therefore, a diet with glomerulonephritis is particularly important during treatment.
What is the diet for glomerulonephritis?
First of all I want to note the way of cooking, it can be steaming or roasting in the oven. It is required to minimize the consumption of protein, animal fats and table salt.
Patients with glomerulonephritis are encouraged to eat white bread, soups, milk porridge, pasta, dairy products. Meat and fish dishes should be prepared only for a couple. As for vegetables, the diet with glomerulonephritis provides for their restriction, but preference is given to potatoes, carrots, tomatoes, cabbage, zucchini, cucumbers, beans, eggplants, green peas, beets, onions, herbs. Eat vegetables should be ground, it will be good if you serve them with sour cream. But remember, no salt.
Watermelons love everything, fortunately, a diet with glomerulonephritis does not exclude their use, moreover, strongly recommends, and the more, the better, because watermelons have a diuretic effect. In addition, you can dry the watermelon crust for the winter.
Folk remedies for glomerulonephritis
It is recommended to systematically use various tinctures, herbs, which also have a diuretic effect, but the alternation of these folk remedies is an indispensable condition for glomerulonephritis.
In the diet of the patient glomerulonephritis must necessarily include teas, tinctures from blackberries, currants, strawberries.
With glomerulonephritis, the removal of potassium salts from the body with urine occurs, so it is recommended to eat foods rich in potassium, such as apricots, raisins, dried apricots, bananas.
Diet with glomerulonephritis means at least five meals a day, however, portions should be small. It is best if the food is warm.