My husband was prescribed some pills, told to lose some weight and advised there was no cure. That was it. We felt powerless until we found The China Study.
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).
More than one in ten Americans currently have chronic kidney disease, and the number is increasing.
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: