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piece of a grilled steak on a forkHigh-acid diets linked with kidney failure.

People with chronic kidney disease (CKD) who consumed high-acid diets were three times more likely to develop kidney failure than those patients with CKD who consumed a low-acid diet, reports a study that will appear in the Journal of the American Society of Nephrology.

A low-acid diet is rich in fruits and vegetables. A high acid diet contains more meat.

Researchers at the University of California – San Francisco, conducted the study.  They analyzed the retrospective data of 1486 adult patients with CKD, who participated in the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey III (NHANES III), a large national and continuous program of studies designed to assess the health and nutritional needs of adults and children in the United States.

Mom was right: eat more fruits and vegetables…

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