A whooping 26 million people in US only, are reportedly have chronic kidney disease, which can result in complete kidney failure. If kidney fails either patient has to undergo dialysis frequently or kidney transplantation. Diet is one major factor which can impact the Kidney diseases or even failure. According to Donald Wesson, M.D. animal protein rich diet, especially red meat can severely accelerate the kidney diseases.
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Human body metabolizes the animal proteins like read meat into acids. Task for kidney is to remove such acids, but as this acid remains for longer time kidney could be severely damaged. Wesson has done over 30 years of research on kidney diseases and how diet impacts it. According to Wesson kidney is in safe zone when plant proteins like vegetables and fruits are consumed in place of animal protein. Plant protein rich diet also reduces blood pressure which is very beneficial for chronic kidney diseases.