Fruits and Veggies Help Kidney Function

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By Molly Grady

People with kidney disease may want to add more fruits and vegetables to their diet.

A Texas A & M College of Medicine study followed patients with chronic kidney disease.

Some were assigned to eat more fruits and vegetables.

Others took medication and a third group did nothing.

After three years, those who ate extra fruits and veggies or took the medication reduced acid in their body and helped their kidney function.



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