ARE THERE ANY FOODS THAT MIGHT POSITIVELY AFFECT THE OUTCOME OF PKD POLYCYSTIC KIDNEY DISEASE?
Many of us have noticed a difference by eating an alkaline plant based diet with a variety of fruits, vegetables, selected alkaline nuts, grains, seeds, legumes and beans all that have been pre-soaked. We avoid animal proteins and optimize our daily intake of proteins to 0.6 grams per kilogram of body weight taking a neutral protein balance – the same amount in that is utilized daily by the body. We limit sodium to Himalayan salt less than 1200 mg daily and we drink water, twice the amount of our output, about 3-4 quarts per day. Dairy, animal proteins, table salt, nicotine, caffeine, aspirin, NSAID;s, tylenol seem to amongst things hardest on cystic kidneys. For a more detailed list check out kidney diet. Diets that hasten the onset of declining kidney functioning are high sodium, high protein, acidic diets, diets high in caffeine, and diets low in water consumption. There is an ongoing trial in China with 17,000 participants that are eliminating animal proteins and supplementing with