Kidney Disease

Year Published: 2019


Nephrol Dial Transplant


Asghari G, Yuzbashian E, Mirmiran P, Azizi F


The aim of this study was to look at the effects of adherence to a DASH-style diet on risk of Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD). The DASH diet is beneficial for lowering hypertension and cardiovascular disease risk. The diet includes nuts and legumes.

Key Findings

After 6 years of follow-up, results showed that adherence to a DASH-style diet was associated with lower risk of CKD among adults.