We strongly recommend against these especially if your kidneys have been affected by the amyloid. Your body is no longer managing nutrients in the same way, so you could cause yourself more harm than good. What the patient needs is a well balanced diet. So please consult with your doctor to determine what you need to do, if anything at all. Also, refer to the "dietary restrictions" question above. Green Tea appears to interfere with one of the medications useful in treating amyloidosis as one example.