Healthy plant-based diet (but not plant-based junk food) may protect kidneys

FILE PHOTO: Fruits and vegetables for sale are seen on a stall in London, Britain April 3, 2019. REUTERS/Rachel Hartigan

(Reuters Health) – While a healthy-plant based diet is tied to a lower risk of kidney disease, people who fill their plates with starchy, sugary vegetarian fare may actually increase their risk of kidney damage, a new study suggests. Researchers examined data on eating habits and kidney function for 14,686 middle-aged adults, following half of […]

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