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Is eating a high protein diet bad for your kidney health?

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Dr. Kenneth Cheng
Family Medicine
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In brief: It can be

A high protein diet can affect kidney health.
This occurs because diets rich in protein can damage the glomerular membrane (a "filter" in the kidneys) and lead to kidney disease.

In brief: It can be

A high protein diet can affect kidney health.
This occurs because diets rich in protein can damage the glomerular membrane (a "filter" in the kidneys) and lead to kidney disease.
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Dr. Badreldin Bedri
Pediatrics

In brief: No

No provided that the kidney function is normal.
Patients with kidney failure need to restrict their protein intake to certain amount.

In brief: No

No provided that the kidney function is normal.
Patients with kidney failure need to restrict their protein intake to certain amount.
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