Doctors have always told patients that maintaining a healthy diet is one of the most important aspects of maintaining good overall health. However, recent studies have taken this age-old piece of advice a bit further.

Recent studies conducted at Bond University in Australia show that a healthy diet can help slow the progression of Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD). Jaimon Kelly, PhD, Katrina Bach, and their team published research through February 2019 including the results from 18 different studies.

Chronic Kidney Disease and a Healthy Diet

These studies included more than 625,000 adults, some of whom were monitored for ten or more years. Their results showed that a healthy diet was linked to a 30% lower incidence of CKD and a 23% lower chance of albuminuria. Dr. Kelly recommends the following the instructions of Mediterranean diet, the DASH diet, or the National Dietary Guidelines for specific guides to healthy eating!

Our team here at FKP will also be releasing healthy recipes that align with these guidelines to help our patients and communities eat healthy and keep their kidneys in great shape. Stay tuned!