Dietary patterns and risk of incident chronic kidney disease: the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities study.

Year Published: 2019


Am J Clin Nutr


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


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

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