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Diet for the management of patients with chronic kidney disease; it is not the quantity, but the quality that matters
Journal of renal nutrition : The official journal of the Council on Renal Nutrition of the National Kidney Foundation
  • Katrina L Campbell, Bond University
  • Juan Jesús Carrero, Division of Renal Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden.
Date of this Version
9-1-2016
Document Type
Editorial
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Campbell, K. L., & Carrero, J. J. (2016). Diet for the management of patients with chronic kidney disease; it is not the quantity, but the quality that matters. Journal of Renal Nutrition, 26(5), 279-281.

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Abstract
You are what you eat. The American nutritionist Victor Lindlahr made famous this expression in the 1930s during his radio series on food and health. Lindlahr was a strong believer in the idea that food controls both health and disease and that quality matters over quantity. Such is the premise that governs the Science of Nutrition and that many readers of this Journal surely also follow. The potential role of the food and nutrition is far more complex than delivering a combination of nutrients, and public health recommendations for primary prevention of chronic diseases have gradually moved from a singlenutrient focus to whole foods and dietary patterns, particularly recommending plant-based patterns.
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Katrina L Campbell and Juan Jesús Carrero. "Diet for the management of patients with chronic kidney disease; it is not the quantity, but the quality that matters" Journal of renal nutrition : The official journal of the Council on Renal Nutrition of the National Kidney Foundation Vol. 26 Iss. 5 (2016) p. 279 - 281 ISSN: 1532-8503
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