Publication Date: 07/2012
Summary: In healthy obese individuals, a low-carbohydrate high-protein weight-loss diet over 2 years was not associated with noticeably harmful effects on GFR, albuminuria, or fluid and electrolyte balance compared with a low-fat diet.
Journal: Journal of Urology
Publication Date: 11/2007
Summary: Rats fed an oxalate precursor developed renal oxalate stones. When the oxalate precursor was removed from the diet, the oxalate crystals resolved.
Journal: Nutrition & Metabolism
Publication Date: 09/2005
Summary: This paper reviews the available evidence that increased dietary protein intake is a health concern in terms of the potential to initiate or promote renal disease. While protein restriction may be appropriate for treatment of existing kidney disease, we find no significant evidence for a detrimental effect of high protein intakes on kidney function in healthy persons after centuries of a high protein Western diet.
Journal: American Journal of Physiology – Renal Physiology
Publication Date: 04/1986
Summary: The response of eating a meat meal on kidney function was measured in 10 healthy volunteers. Kidney function (GFR) and renal blood/plasma flow increased in most (8/10) subjects, although the amount increase was not statistically significant.