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Soy milk is the very popular drinks in the breakfast due to its delicious tastes and abundant nutrients. However, for patients with kidney cysts, they may have a confusion: can I drink soy milk with cysts in the kidneys?
Kidney Cysts is characterized by the filled-fluid sac on or in the one kidney or two kidneys. Over the time, these cysts will damage the kidney and affect the renal function. In the condition, to protect remaining kidney function, patients are suggested to have a friendly-kidney diet which including low quantities but high-quality protein, low sodium, low potassium and phosphorus level and so on. Well then, is soy milk good for kidney cysts?
Indeed, soy milk, which is made from soaking, grinding and boiling soy beans with water, is a very nutritious drink. Drinking a right amount of soy milk is beneficial for kidney cysts patients’ health.
Strengthen immune system
Soy milk is a good source of high-quality protein. Soy contains all nine essential amino acids which can be assembled into new proteins, including antibodies essential for immune system function.
Strengthen blood vessels integrity
The omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids as well as the powerful phyto-antioxidants in soy can effectively protect your blood vessels from lesions and hemorrhage.
Osteoporosis is common symptom for patients with kidney damage. Soy milk contains a large amount of calcium which is good for bone health.
Diet is an important part for controlling the progression of illness condition. And a scientific and nutritious drink also can inhibit the cysts growth such as almond milk, rice milk, nondairy creamer and so on. It’s my duty to tell you that due to potassium level in these drinks, you should consult your doctor for an individualized suggestion.