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Should I improve my diet because I have lupus?

Should I improve my diet because I have lupus?

Everyone...: Yes you should. Butt then should everyone. Cut unecessary sugars and starches, eat more vegetables, nuts, lean meat or fish. Avoid higly processed foods. Drink plenty of water. ...Read more

Dr. Arthur Heller
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Diet (Definition)

refers to all the physical matter humans (like all living creatures) must take in on a recurring basis; only partially for energy. Like all life on planet humans are open systems which keep tearing down their structure & require intake of atoms/molecules from which to rebuild their structure. Intestinal lining cells replaced ~every 3 days. CaPO4 in bones ~every 6 years, ...Read more


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What is a good diet for lupus patients?

What is a good diet for lupus patients?

SLE + diet: Lots of fresh fruits and veggies, excellent grains, lean meats with high protein, fish, etc...Simply put a good diet will always provide the body with the best building blocks to help. ...Read more

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Are there any specific diets that a lupus patient should follow?

Are there any specific diets that a lupus patient should follow?

Not necessarily: There may be restrictions with kidney disease. Certain nutritional products should be avoided such as echinacea. It may stimulate the immune response. ...Read more

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Having lupus and changing your diet how ? And can I still have kids ? How do I maintain it

Having lupus and changing your diet how ? And can I still have kids ? How do I maintain it

See details: Diet has not influence..Fertility is usually normal but coagulation abnormalities, if present, can increase the risk of miscarriage. You should be discussing these issues with your own doctor, not a stranger who does not know your specifics or lab results. ...Read more

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What is the proper diet for lupus patients? What foods are good to eat if you have lupus? Are there any foods that should be avoided?

What is the proper diet for lupus patients? What foods are good to eat if you have lupus?  Are there any foods that should be avoided?

EAT HEALTHY!: Low starch, little sugar, high fiber, plenty of water, good proteins in adequate amounts. And eat your colored veggies and greens. Good nutritional support might also include 3-omega fatty acids found in fish and flax seed oil. Take a complete vitamin. Avoid saturated fats. Emphasize monosaturated fats! ...Read more

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Are there any more risks with having lupus and sjogrens together vs just having one or other?Possible with good diet & exercise to be very healthy?

Are there any more risks with having lupus and sjogrens together vs just having one or other?Possible with good diet & exercise to be very healthy?

One may mean more: "Rheumatic" disorders can overlap and co-exist in same patient! The risks are SEPARATE and "additive" (no"multiplication" of risks) A healthy life ALWAYS helps your general medical situation and may help LIMIT your RISKS! Hope this helps Dr Z ...Read more

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Can there be a special diet for people with lupus?

No: The only specific suggestion i would make is to minimize salt intake. If you are on prednisone, limit carbs as well. ...Read more

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Can diet help lupus nephritis?

Can diet help lupus nephritis?

No specific diet: To my knowledge there is no specific diet recommended that can help the course of lupus nephritis. However, most people with kidney damage are placed on certain dietary restrictions such as salt, potassium and fluid intake. Much of this depends on the degree of kidney damage involved. ...Read more