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Is Tart Cherry Juice Good for IgA Nephropathy Patients

2015-04-23 14:32| Font Size A A A

Is Tart Cherry Juice Good for IgA Nephropathy PatientsIgA nephropathy patients usually have many dietary taboos, so as to protect remaining renal function. Some patients are curious : is tart cherry juice good for IgA Nephropathy? Now, let’s have a see.

Actually, there are many antioxidants and anti-inflammatory agents in tart cherry juice. Teat cherry juice contains just 137 calories per 1-cup serving, and it is beneficial for cancer prevention, heart health, as an anti-inflammatory agent and offers protection against a host of other conditions.

There are several benefits in the juice.

The compounds found in cherries modulate numerous pathways to protect against other conditions associated with inflammation—including cancer, cardiovascular disease, metabolic syndrome, and Alzheimer’s disease.

The observed anti-inflammatory benefits of tart cherries prompted researchers to investigate whether they could be used to protect muscles, lower pain, and accelerate muscle repair

However, for IgA Nephropathy patients, they should keep cautious when they drink the tart cherry juice. Because some ingredients in the juice can worsen illness condition for IgA nephropathy patients.

Cherries and cherry juice relieve gout, which is caused by uric acid crystals in the joint, while the same uric acid that cause kidney stones. In addition, tart cherry juice is high in potassium. Due to kidney damage, IgA nephropathy patients are prone to suffer from disorders of potassium, like high potassium level. Drinking too much tart cherry juice will elevate potassium level which is dangerous for kidney disease patients.

Through the above analysis, we can see that IgA nephropathy patients can drink tart cherry juice but the amount should be limited. To know how much you can drink within one day, please do feel free to contact our Online Doctors directly or email to renal-disease@hotmail.com and we will do our best to help you.

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