Dietary patterns, calories, and kidney disease.

  title={Dietary patterns, calories, and kidney disease.},
  author={Holly Kramer},
  journal={Advances in chronic kidney disease},
  volume={20 2},
Specific nutritional factors that mediate obesity or CKD remain very difficult to quantify in any population. That being said, several macronutrients, including protein intake, have been examined as risk factors for CKD progression. Given the correlation of micro- and macronutrients within a particular diet and the consistency of an individual's dietary habits over time for most individuals, dietary patterns may have a greater impact on CKD risk and progression. This review focuses on dietary… CONTINUE READING