Although whole food, plant based nutrition is not exactly the “new normal” yet, 2015 showed signs of trending popularity as well as scientific research.
People with chronic kidney disease (CKD) who eat a greater ratio of plant to animal protein live longer, according to a recent study.
I completed the Plant Based Nutrition Program in April 2014. I started my journey Nov. 22, 2013 after seeing Forks over Knives.
Based on the National Kidney Foundation’s (NKF) estimation, there are approximately 26 million Americans with chronic kidney disease (CKD), and millions more are at risk (About Chronic Kidney Disease, 2013).
Even though March is officially National Kidney Month, the T. Colin Campbell Foundation has decided to focus on kidneys this month as well.
Answer to a Reader’s Question:
Animal protein-based foods show a strong relationship to the formation of kidney stones. Here is a quote from the leading research investigator in the world on this topic: