Dietary Patterns and Renal Health Outcomes in the General Population: A Review Focusing on Prospective Studies

Year Published: 2019




Aparna S. Ajjarapu, Stefanie N. Hinkle, Mengying Li, Ellen C. Francis, and Cuilin Zhang


This review looked at the evidence surrounding diet and chronic kidney disease in observational studies.

Key Findings

Key Findings: Adherence to the DASH dietary pattern and Mediterranean dietary pattern, which both include nuts, were significantly associated with decreased risk of chronic kidney disease. More studies are needed in minority populations to further assess this.