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Can Flaxseed Oil Be Useful For Kidney Disease Patient

2014-06-08 01:06| Font Size A A A

Can Flaxseed Oil Be Useful For Kidney Disease PatientAs you know, all kidney disease patients have a strict dietary limitation in their daily life. However, can flaxseed oil be useful for them? If you are interested in this topic, please read on.

Flaxseed oil comes from flax plant called linum usitatissimum. It is made up of several substances which can promote good health. Alpha-Linolenic Acid (ALA) is an acid that is part of the omega-3 fatty acid family. It also contains lignans that promote good heart health and a healthy immune system. And kidney disease patients can get benefits from its abundant nutrients.

Studies show evidence of omega-3 acids from this oil can upgrade the cholesterol production in people with high cholesterol. And daily intake can increase good cholesterol levels in people. And omega-3 acids can promote heart healthy and inhibit inflammatory. And it also can increase blood stream, promote blood circulation as well as reduce high blood pressure.

It is rich in lignans which act as a ideal antioxidants. It is known to decrease the development of cancer. And its ALA can make blood platelets less sticky and control arrhythmia. It also promotes good blood vessel heath and reduces inflation in the heart. And it can help with the treatment of multiple sclerosis.

It contains a large amount of vitamin E and it is a strong and effective scavenger of free radical. And its flavonoid content has the function of lowering hyperlipidemia and anti-atherosclerosis.

It also have the below benefits:

It helps accelerates the healing of sprains and bruises.

It can improve the absorption of calcium, thus helps strengthen bones.

It can protect eyesight and can help

It also helps fight inflammation associated with lupus and gout.

It is full of mineral elements, especially, it contains large amounts of potassium. Normally, potassium contributes to maintaining blood pressure within a normal range, while if you have a hyperkalemia due to kidney disease, it is not wise chose to consume this oil.

Through the above analysis, we can see that flaxseed oil bring more benefits than harms. Even so, you should be more cautious when you choose to eat it. If you unsure or require further information about flaxseed oil, you can talk with our Live Doctor directly or leave a message below. Best wishes to you!

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