Mediterranean diet, friend (also) of the kidneys

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The Mediterranean diet, a panacea for our kidneys. In addition to keeping us away from metabolic syndrome, Alzheimer's and being good for our sex life, this type of diet also helps the kidneys, reducing the chances of developing chronic kidney disease.

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La Mediterranean diet, a panacea for our kidneys. In addition to keeping us away from metabolic syndrome, Alzheimer's ea good for sex life, this type of feeding also helps the kidneys, reducing the chances of develop chronic kidney disease.

In the long run, the latter causes the partial and total loss of renal function. But the Mediterranean diet can significantly lower the risk of developing it, according to a Columbia University Medical School study published in Clinical Journal of American Society of Nephrology (CJASN).

It has already been established that after developing chronic kidney disease, nutrition tends to play a major role in its progression, but what changes can we introduce in our diet to prevent it? According to it study led by Minesh Khatri, strictly following the Mediterranean diet can reduce the risk of developing chronic kidney disease by up to 50 percent and 42% of experiencing rapid decline in kidney function.

To reach this conclusion, the researchers examined the associations of the various degrees of the Mediterranean diet to long-term renal function in a prospective study based on a sample of 900 people, followed for almost 7 years, during which they were measured in subjects. creatinine levels.

Each high point obtained - which indicated better adherence to this type of diet - was associated with a 17% lower risk of developing chronic kidney disease.

"Many studies have found afavorable association between the Mediterranean diet and a variety of results related to health, including those related to cardiovascular disease, Alzheimer's disease, diabetes and cancer, among others, " he said Dr. Khatri. The Mediterranean diet involves a greater consumption of fruit, vegetables, fish, legumes and heart-healthy fats, while minimizing red meats, processed foods and sweets.



Preventing diseases at the table, this is the way. And this is just further confirmation.



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