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The Impact Of Low-Carb Diets On The Kidneys

For years, experts have wondered and worried about the impact of low-carbohydrate, high-protein diets on the kidneys. Could they be harmful?

A recent study that will be published in the Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology, answers that question: “No.”

Dr. Allon Friedman of the Indiana University School of Medicine and his colleagues compared the effects low-carbohydrate high-protein diet against a standard low-fat diet in 307 people without kidney disease in a two-year span. The researchers did not notice harmful effects on patients’ kidney function, fluid or electrolyte balance.

However, follow-up research is needed.


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