Kidney Health

Year Published: 2019

Journal

Am J Clin Nutr

Authors

Hu EA, Steffen LM, Grams ME, Crews DC, Coresh J, Appel LJ, Rebholz CM

Methods

This study examined the dietary patterns of 12,155 participants ages 45-64 years. The objective was to study the relationship between dietary pattern and chronic kidney disease. A healthy dietary index was measured by high intake of fruits, vegetables, nuts, legumes, whole grains, and fish.

Key Findings

Results showed that a higher dietary index score was associated with a 13-20% lower risk of chronic kidney disease.