Protein and kidney function

Written by Angelo

Categories: Nutrition

November 11, 2018

For at least 40 years I have heard this story in some circles that proteins can somehow damage kidney function ...

di Angelo

And it is incredible that even today in 2018 there are studies on the subject.

The (excess) protein can eventually further damage already damaged kidneys! But never the kidneys of healthy people.

In 2018 published a clinical trail (1) and even a review (2) on the hot topic.
We had published others in the past in our beloved blog (3)

In both it is shown that an "excess" of proteins even improve kidney function, at least in the medium term!

Yet if you talk to a doctor, he obsessively and compulsively continues to warn you about protein. This is because the brainwashing starts exactly with them.

LIVING ACCORDING TO NATURE is the only way to go ...


(1) Send to
J Nutr. 2018 Nov 1; 148 (11): 1760-1775. doi: 10.1093 / jn / nxy197.
Changes in Kidney Function Do Not Differ between Healthy Adults Consuming Higher-Compared with Lower- or Normal-Protein Diets: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis.
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(2) Adv Nutr. 2018 Jul 1; 9 (4): 404-418. doi: 10.1093 / advances / nmy026.
A Systematic Review of Renal Health in Healthy Individuals Associated with Protein Intake above the US Recommended Daily Allowance in Randomized Controlled Trials and Observational Studies.
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High dietary levels of protein and kidney function.

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