Plant-based Diets Can Be Risky If You Have Kidney Disease

By: Deborah Clegg Ph.D.

Plant-based diets can be risky in chronic kidney disease because they’re high in potassium. However, there are options that may allow more plants in the diet.

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For most people, a diet rich in fruits and vegetables, whole grains, and plant-based protein is healthy and nutritious. However, if you are one of the millions…