Comparative effects of low-carbohydrate high-protein versus low-fat diets on the kidney

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URL: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/m/pubmed/22653255/

Journal: CJASN

Publication Date: 07/2012

Summary: In healthy obese individuals, a low-carbohydrate high-protein weight-loss diet over 2 years was not associated with noticeably harmful effects on GFR, albuminuria, or fluid and electrolyte balance compared with a low-fat diet.

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Another set of data showing high protein diets do not cause kidney dysfunction.

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