Are grapes good for kidneys?

Are grapes good for kidneys?

Yes, grapes contain antioxidants, fiber, and vitamins that are beneficial to people with kidney disease.

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Are grapes high in oxalates?

No, grapes are considered low oxalate foods. (Source)

Are grapes high in potassium?

One half cup of grapes contains 144mg of potassium making it a low potassium fruit.

Are grapes high in phosphorus?

No. One half cup of grapes contains about 15mg of phosphorus. The phosphorus found in grapes is natural and poorly absorbed by the body, so it is considered a low phosphorus food.

What are the benefits of grapes?

  • Grapes contain vitamins and antioxidants. Antioxidants consumed through fruits and vegetables are considered to have protective effects against many chronic diseases.
  • Research shows that a low intake of fruits and vegetables is associated with an increased risk of developing kidney failure in people with kidney disease (as well as those who don’t have kidney disease.

Healthy ways to eat grapes

  • Fresh on their own or as part of a fruit salad
  • Freeze them and joy as a cool treat on a hot day
  • Quarter them and add to a salad for a pop of sweetness

High and Low Potassium Fruit and Vegetable Tool

Looking for more information on other kidney friendly fruits and vegetables? Check out our Fruit and Vegetable Potassium Tool.

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