Kidney Health

Year Published: 2020

Journal

BMC Nephrol

Authors

Sevda Alvirdizadeh, Emad Yuzbashian, Parvin Mirmiran, Shahryar Eghtesadi, and Fereidoun Azizi

Methods

This study looked at the relationship between intake of plant vs animal protein intake on kidney function in 1639 adults 27 years and older.

Key Findings

"The results of this study confirmed an inverse association between plant protein intake and the risk of incident CKD, which demonstrates the protective role of plant-based protein in a diet on kidney function."