Unhealthy plant-based diet associated with higher risk of death in patients with CKD

Patients with chronic kidney disease who followed a healthy or overall plant-based diet had a lower risk for all-cause mortality than those who followed an unhealthy plant-based diet, according to recently published data.
“Plant-based diets are healthful dietary patterns that have been linked to lower risk of chronic diseases,” Saira Amir, MD, MPH, of University of North Carolina Health Southeastern, and colleagues wrote. “However, the impact of plant-based diets on clinical outcomes in patients with chronic kidney disease is not well established.”
The prospective cohort

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